Smoking costs your business a lot of money!
- Businesses pay over $2,000 more per smoking worker in workers’ compensation costs than they do for nonsmokers.
- Tobacco use costs the Utah economy an estimated $663 million annually in smoking related medical costs and lost productivity.
Creating a workplace tobacco policy:
- Reduces your medical, property, and compensation loss
- Reduces liability
- Protects employee health
- Increases productivity and morale
Salt Lake County Health Department tobacco experts will visit your workplace and assist you in creating a tobacco policy, assess or improve your existing tobacco policy, and provide free cessation resources.