The Advisory, Concilation and Advisory Service (ACAS) has published its’ guidelines on e-cigarettes and vaping in the workplace.
The guidelines state that vaping is not covered by the smoking ban, and that vaping is at the discretion of the employer. ACAS say that vaping is a route to quitting smoking. They also highlight that there are social issues with some inconsiderate vaping.
Overall, it is a balanced approach to the topic and all employers should review this when forming their policies. The UKVIA, of which ADACT is a board member, have been campaigning for proportionate and reasonable regulation of vaping. This is another example on how this kind of lobbying can have a positive effect.
The full document is available to read at acas.org.uk/index.aspx?articleid=4900
Published on: 6 Sep 2019 @ 14:26