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Title: Smoke-free policy
Authors: Department of Health
Issue Date: 2018
Publisher: DoH
Abstract: Policy Intent: The DoH Smoke Free Policy has been developed to protect and promote the best health outcomes for its staff and for the patients and clients of our services. The Policy has been developed to: Safeguard our staff against the health impacts of tobacco smoke, including environmental tobacco smoke. Protect those who use our services and visit our facilities.Promote an attitudinal and behavioural change to smoking. Encourage and support staff and clients to quit smoking through cessation services and programs. Ensure compliance with the Tobacco Control Act and Workplace Health and Safety requirements. The policy: A Smoke Free policy applies to all Departmental services, facilities, vehicles and grounds. The policy extends to all Department of Health, contractors, volunteers, patients, clients and visitors across the Northern Territory while they are providing or accessing Departmental services. Exceptions may apply on hospital campuses under specific arrangements. Options and opportunities to quit smoking will be made available to staff, clients and patients across Departmental services.
Type: Policy
Subjects: Smoking
NT Dept. of Health
Prevention and control
Appears in Collections:NT General Collection

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