The popularity of e-cigarettes is growing, but with the devices not classified as “smoking” they fall outside the scope of the smoke-free act. What stance can organisations take on their use in the workplace?
It could be only a matter of time before you come across someone powering up an electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) in the workplace. The battery-powered devices give users a similar sensation to smoking by inhaling a nicotine mist. No smoke is emitted, only vapour.