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Smoking interventions in large Polish enterprises
  1. E Korzeniowska,
  2. K Puchalski,
  3. J Pyżalski,
  4. P Wojtaszczyk
  1. The Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, Lodz, Poland
  1. Correspondence to:
 Dr Elżbieta Korzeniowska, The Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, Instytut Medycyny Pracy, Krajowe Centrum Promocji Zdrowia w Miejscy Pracy, ul. Św. Teresy 8, 90-950 Lodz, Poland;

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The results are presented of a Polish study conducted during 2000 by the National Centre for Workplace Health Promotion, The Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, involving 755 Polish companies and organisations which were mailed a questionnaire concerning their tobacco-free workplace policy.

According to the findings of the study, the most common tobacco control activity in the workplace is a smoking ban. In most (63.2%) of the companies smoking was banned throughout, except for designated smoking areas. In 20.7% of workplaces smoking was not allowed during official meetings or in other special circumstances or places. Only 13.8% of all organisations responding to the questionnaire applied a total ban on smoking. In contrast 2.3% of the firms had not introduced …

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