Tobacco in the Workplace, Publications and Resources


Using Total Worker Health™ Concepts to Enhance Work place Tobacco Prevention and Control

Worksite health promotion programs designed to improve worker health, such as those that help workers stop or reduce tobacco use, have traditionally focused on individual factors and not taken work-related exposures and hazards into account. Through its Total Worker Health™ Program, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) recommends an integrated approach to addressing personal as well as workplace safety and health factors.

Current Intelligence Bulletin 67: Promoting health and preventing disease and injury through workplace tobacco policies

NIOSH marks a half century since the first Surgeon General’s Report on the health consequences of smoking.

Environmental and biological assessment of environmental tobacco smoke exposure among casino dealers Environmental and biological assessment of environmental tobacco smoke exposure among casino dealers, Bally’s, Paris, and Caesars Palace Casinos, Las Vegas, Nevada, May 2009 HETA-2005-0076; 2005-0201-3080

Current Intelligence Bulletin 54: Environmental tobacco smoke in the workplace: Lung cancer and other health effects

The purpose of this bulletin was to disseminate information about the potential risk of cancer to workers exposed to environmental tobacco smoke.

NIOSHTIC – 2 Search Results for “Tobacco

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Tobacco Use
Department of Health and Human Services: 2020 topics and objectives: tobacco use

Ending the Tobacco Epidemic
A tobacco control strategic action plan for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, November 10, 2010

Symptoms Change: Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality describes strategies that health care administrators, managed care organizations, and purchaser of health plans can implement to treat tobacco dependence.

Tobacco Facts and Figures
Get facts and figures about tobacco use provided by

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Tips From Former Smokers
Get real stories from smokers who quit and learn about smoking illnesses and conditions.

Best Practices for Comprehensive Tobacco Control Programs
An evidence-based guide to help states plan and establish tobacco control programs.

Health Effects of Cigarette Smoking
Information provided by the CDC on cigarette smoking and related health effects.

Smoking and Tobacco Use (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Smoking & Tobacco Use)
This page provides tips from former smokers, infographics, comprehensive tobacco prevention and control data, and the 2014 Surgeon General’s Report on the health consequences of tobacco use.

Other Resources

American Cancer Society

Tobacco and Cancerexternal icon Information of cigarette, cigar and smokeless use and how it affects different groups of people.

American Lung Association

Smoking Factsexternal icon Smoking facts on health effects, cigarettes, and the impact of tobacco use.

10 of the Worst Diseases Smoking Causesexternal icon Find out what the worst diseases are that are caused by smoking.