H5. Smoking Cessation/Respiratory Health

"We will encourage staff to stop smoking, by facilitating onsite stop smoking support services or by encouraging them to attend local stop smoking services during working time without loss of pay. We will also take action to reduce other risks to respiratory health arising in the workplace."

Information is available on what this pledge sets out to achieve, the benefits, how you help us deliver this and how you will report on your progress.

A full list of the signatories to this pledge is included below.

Annual updates

Annual updates for 2011/12 are available in the following documents.
Reporting on this pledge in 2011/12 was optional for partners.
Partners A to J
Partners K to Z

Annual updates for 2012/13 and 2013/14 can be viewed below.
Annual Updates 2012 - 2013
Annual Updates 2013 - 2014


Healthy Lives, Healthy people: A Tobacco control Plan for England, Department of Health - 2011

An Economic Analysis of the Cost of Employee Smoking borne by Employers, Enterprise LSE Ltd. 2008

Smoke Free Kent - Employers Business Award, Kent Public Health Department

Workplace interventions to promote smoking cessation. - NICE. 2011

Partners currently committed to this pledge (133):

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