Tobacco-Free Workplaces. Sandy Bernier, CSW Fond du Lac Co Health Department Fond du Lac, WI. Raise your hand if…. Your state has implemented a comprehensive SF workplace law. Your state has passed but not yet implemented a comprehensive SF workplace law.
Sandy Bernier, CSW
Fond du Lac Co Health Department
Fond du Lac, WI
“Building the critical mass”
Transportation/Material Moving 46%
Construction Trades 40%
Laborers, except construction 39%
Fabricators, assemblers, inspectors 37%
Health service occupations 35%
Sales and retail workers 27%
Executive administrators, managers 24%
AthletesTobacco Rates By Occupation
“Protect the health, comfort, safety, and welfare of the employees by prohibiting tobacco use in the workplace.”
In December 2005, Scotts Miracle-Gro, based in Marysville, Ohio, announced that it will no
longer hire applicants that smoke. Scotts further announced that current employees who do not quit smoking by October 2006 may lose their jobs, even if they smoke only outside of work.
between the CITY OF FOND DU LAC POLICE DEPARTMENT And______________________________________________________________ (please print)
(PLEASE PRINT)A Firefighter / Paramedic’s duties and responsibilities sometimes require working in a smoke-filled environment and/or hazardous environment.
"Heart attack is the number one killer of firefighters in our country. The City of Fond du Lac fire department's proactive stance to restrict tobacco use by its members which we hope will prevent heart attacks. We hope our approach serves as a model for the people of our community."
comprehensive Smoke-Free workplace ordinance