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Title: Responding to change: how did bar workers adapt to the smoke-free legislation in Scotland?
Authors: Eadie, Douglas
MacAskill, Susan
Heim, Derek
Hastings, Gerard
Contact Email: douglas.eadie@stir.ac.uk
Keywords: tobacco
smoke-free
smoke pollution
legislation
Scotland
workplace
Issue Date: Feb-2010
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Citation: Eadie D, MacAskill S, Heim D & Hastings G (2010) Responding to change: how did bar workers adapt to the smoke-free legislation in Scotland?, International Journal of Environmental Health Research, 20 (1), pp. 13-26.
Abstract: In recent years a number of countries have implemented comprehensive smoking bans to protect workers from adverse effects of exposure to second-hand smoke. It is also well known that many key stakeholders working in hospitality settings are themselves smokers. This paper reports the findings of a longitudinal qualitative study conducted with bar workers following the implementation of smoke-free legislation in Scotland. It examines the effects of smoking prevalence and status on support for smoke-free legislation, and its impact on business and working practices as well as bar workers’ smoking behaviour both in and outside of the workplace. The results highlight a need for targeted assistance for businesses serving disadvantaged communities both to adapt commercially to the legislation and to provide cessation support to workers who smoke.
Type: Journal Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/2319
DOI Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09603120903255279
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