Smokers take three times more sick leave than non-smokers and if they take four extra smoking breaks each day, they work a month less a year!

This is why your workplace should do more than meet the smokefree environment legislation but encourage staff to quit and stay smokefree. Legislation has also recently been amended to include vaping, with all indoor workplace required to be Vapefree.

See the following sections for examples of how to address smoking and vaping using a multi-level approach.