Study to analyse and evaluate health, social and environmental impact of a possible EU intervention on the protection of workers' health from risks related to exposure environmental tobacco smoke

Previous work on the health and economic impacts of ETS was updated and the most recent evidence identified. Consideration was given to a range of options from full ban on smoking in public places to lesser restrictions.

Outcome and Translation

The research was incorporated into a report to the European Union Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion. This report is intended for use by the Commission in its engagement with social partners.

HERU researchers involved in this research project: Anne Ludbrook