The smoke-free workplace

Prata, Kathleen
July 1993
Indiana Business Magazine;Jul93, Vol. 37 Issue 7, p29
Discusses the institution of the smoke-free policy in businesses in Indiana. Liability for secondhand smoke at work; Classification as a Group A carcinogen by the Environmental Protection Agency in January 1993; Anticipation of a directive by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA); Companies which have enforced the policy; Smoking cessation programs as an added employee benefit; Programs from hospitals and clinics.


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