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Document ID (ISN)107135
CIS number 07-1144
ISBN(s) 2-87112-103-6 (fr); 9-07090-290-7 (nl)
Year 2005
Convention or series no. Législation en pratique 17 (fr) Wetgeving in de pratijk 17 (nl)
Author(s) Toubeau E., Everaet K., Franquinet A.
Title Smoking policy
Original title Politique en matière de tabac [in French]
Het rookbeleid in de pratijk [in Dutch]
Bibliographic information Prevent, rue Gachard 88/4, 1050 Bruxelles, Belgium, [ca 2005]. 26p. Illus. 28 ref.
Abstract According to the provisions of the Belgian Royal Decree of 19 January 2005 on protection against tobacco smoke, employees have a right to work in smoke-free premises. The Decree sets the legal framework for employers to define a policy in this respect. This document provides guidance for developing, implementing and improving the smoking policy. The first part covers the issue of smoking and underscores the need for a smoking policy, with reference to the new legislation. The second part helps employers define a consistent and effective smoking policy with the help of a step-by-step plan. Appendices include an example of the commitment made by an enterprise, an example of the implementation of a smoking policy, statistics on the consequences of smoking and the full text of the Royal Decree. An information leaflet for workers is included.
Descriptors (primary) responsibilities of employers; Belgium; legislation; controlled smoking; smoking
Descriptors (secondary) passive smoking; comment on law; health hazards; list of chemical substances
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceBelgium
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Smoking
Passive smoking
Fires