Presentation on theme: "“Promoting a Smoke-free Environment” Lesson 3"— Presentation transcript:
1“Promoting a Smoke-free Environment” Lesson 3 Tobacco Unit“Promoting a Smoke-free Environment”Lesson 3
2Risk for smokers & Non-smokers Environmental tobacco smoke (ETS)Passive smoke: is smoke inhaled by the non-smoker.Main-stream smoke: isthe smoke exhaledby the smoker.Side-stream smoke: is thesmoke that comes from theburning tobacco.
3Effects of smoke on Non-smokers Smoke on Young childrenHigher risk of sore throats,ear infections, respiratoryissuesIncreased risk of lung cancer if living with parents who smoke.
4Reducing the risk from ETS No smoking inside byfamily or visitorsUse air filters and cleanersIf smoking inside, open windows/doors
5More ideas for Reducing the risk from ETS Make one room asmoking roomWhen gathering-ask to meet at a place that doesn’t allow smokingHealthy People 2010 is a Gov’t agency designed to promote health across the country
6Topics for Discussion1. What if you were a waiter or waitress in a bar, what are the affects of passive smoke? As an employee what rights should you have to avoid these problems?2. Should we have even more restrictive laws against smoking in public? Why or why not?What are some of the reasons employers prefer to hire a person who does Not smoke over one who does. What incentives couldyou offer to your employees tohelp them stop smoking?