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Report a Potential Tobacco Violation

| April 20, 2017
Report a Potential Tobacco Violation

Oregon’s Indoor Clean Air Act bans smoking, vaping, or ashtrays: Indoors where people work Public places Within 10 feet of all entrances, exits, ramps to an entrance or exit, windows that open and air-intake vents. To report a violation call 1-866-621-6107 or visit http://healthoregon.org/morefreshair.   The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) prohibits: Sales to […]

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Workplace Gambling Policies

| July 30, 2015
Workplace Gambling Policies

Following are some sample recommended workplace policies for government agencies. Special thanks to Iowa Department of Public Health and Marion County Health Department.  Sample 1 (Credit: Iowa Department of Public Health) XYZ Corporation, Inc. (the Company) intends to help provide a gambling-free work environment for our clients and our employees. The Company believes gambling during work […]

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Workplace Mental Health

| June 25, 2015
Workplace Mental Health

Employee mental wellness is just as important as physical wellness in creating and maintaining a healthy, safe and productive workplace.  Key to achieving this is creating a workplace environment that promotes mental wellness, supports employees’ efforts to maintain their mental health, and encourages help-seeking when needed. Unfortunately, 60% of Americans cited work as very/somewhat significant […]

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Tobacco Laws

| December 20, 2013
Tobacco Laws

Oregon’s Smokefree Workplace Law The Oregon Indoor Clean Air Act (ICAA) prohibits smoking in most public places and places of employment. Smoking, including e-cigarettes and vape pens, is prohibited within ten (10) feet of any entrance, exit, window, air-intake vent, or accessibility ramp; ashtrays are also prohibited by the same restrictions. Appropriate signage is required […]

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Breastfeeding and the Workplace

| November 5, 2013
Breastfeeding and the Workplace

On this page: About | For employees | For employers | For assistance About Breastfeeding-Friendly Workplace Lane County Public Health (LCPH) in conjunction with the Breastfeeding Coalition of Lane County (BFCLC), WIC, and Health Babies, Healthy Communities (HBHC) recognizes the importance of breastfeeding in reducing chronic disease and increasing the health of our community.  Unfortunately, […]

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Problem Gambling and the Workplace

| August 27, 2013
Problem Gambling and the Workplace

Information on this page is from Oregon Health Authority, Problem Gambling Services Just a generation ago, legal gambling was largely confined and problem gamblers were viewed as societal misfits. Now gambling is part of our mainstream culture and we know that most problem gamblers are ordinary hard working people. More than 72,000 adult Oregonians are […]

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