Strengthen knowledge and skills

Counselling and education is recommended to be provided by an occupational physician. Means Description Education Providing employees education on the health effects of smoking and alcohol consumption, for instance, in the form of lectures, workshops, or information stands, or by disseminating leaflets and posters Coaching Possibility for motivational and empowering…

Create supportive working environment

Means Description Cultivate positive attitudes Employers and managers, with their own behaviour, can cultivate positive attitudes towards wellbeing and health. This way they can build a social environment in which adopting and maintaining healthy lifestyle patterns and taking care of oneself are socially approved, valued, and supported by all employees.…

Incentivize

Means Description Challenges Launching a challenge to motivate employees to quit smoking. For example, promising a gift card or extra holiday for individuals that, by taking nicotine tests, can prove they have not smoked for a period of 12 months. Commitment to this challenge can be reinforced by asking employees…