Summary of the report on the health effects of environmental tobacco smoke (ets) in the workplace.

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/337688
Title:
Summary of the report on the health effects of environmental tobacco smoke (ets) in the workplace.
Authors:
Office of Tobacco Control; Health and Safety Authority (HSA)
Citation:
Office of Tobacco Control with the Health and Safety Authority. 2002. Summary of the report on the health effects of environmental tobacco smoke (ets) in the workplace. Kildare: Office of Tobacco Control with the Health and Safety Authority.
Publisher:
Office of Tobacco Control (OTC) with the Health and Safety Authority (HSA)
Issue Date:
Nov-2002
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/337688
Item Type:
Report
Language:
en
Description:
What exactly is environmental tobacco smoke? When non-smokers share a space with someone who is smoking they are being exposed to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS), second-hand smoke or passNe smoke. ITS is a complex mixture of several thousand compounds, and it contains many toxic agents that are known to cause heart disease. cancer and other diseases. ETS is made up of: • exhaled mainstream smoke • sidestream smoke emitted from smouldering tobacco • contaminants emitted during the puffs • contaminants that diffuse through the cigarette paper • contaminants that diffuse through the mouth end of cigarettes between putts. Sidestream smoke and mainstream smoke contain over 4,000 compounds including more than 50 known or suspected human carcinogens i,e. known or suspected cancer causing substances such as 4-aminobiphenyl, 2-naphthylamine, benzene. nickel and a variety of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and N-nitrosamines.
Keywords:
TOBACCO CONTROL POLICY; TOBACCO SMOKE; ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH; SMOKING

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorOffice of Tobacco Controlen_GB
dc.contributor.authorHealth and Safety Authority (HSA)en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2014-12-27T23:00:41Z-
dc.date.available2014-12-27T23:00:41Z-
dc.date.issued2002-11-
dc.identifier.citationOffice of Tobacco Control with the Health and Safety Authority. 2002. Summary of the report on the health effects of environmental tobacco smoke (ets) in the workplace. Kildare: Office of Tobacco Control with the Health and Safety Authority.en_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/337688-
dc.descriptionWhat exactly is environmental tobacco smoke? When non-smokers share a space with someone who is smoking they are being exposed to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS), second-hand smoke or passNe smoke. ITS is a complex mixture of several thousand compounds, and it contains many toxic agents that are known to cause heart disease. cancer and other diseases. ETS is made up of: • exhaled mainstream smoke • sidestream smoke emitted from smouldering tobacco • contaminants emitted during the puffs • contaminants that diffuse through the cigarette paper • contaminants that diffuse through the mouth end of cigarettes between putts. Sidestream smoke and mainstream smoke contain over 4,000 compounds including more than 50 known or suspected human carcinogens i,e. known or suspected cancer causing substances such as 4-aminobiphenyl, 2-naphthylamine, benzene. nickel and a variety of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and N-nitrosamines.en_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherOffice of Tobacco Control (OTC) with the Health and Safety Authority (HSA)en_GB
dc.subjectTOBACCO CONTROL POLICYen_GB
dc.subjectTOBACCO SMOKEen_GB
dc.subjectENVIRONMENTAL HEALTHen_GB
dc.subjectSMOKINGen_GB
dc.titleSummary of the report on the health effects of environmental tobacco smoke (ets) in the workplace.en_GB
dc.typeReporten
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