Quintessential argument against smoking bansIf your local government is legislating secondhand smoke because they claim secondhand smoke is a WORKPLACE health hazard.......shouldn't they consult with the authority on workplace health hazards? –OSHA
And in fact air quality testing of secondhand smoke results compared to OSHA permissible exposure limits proves there is no health hazard. Results found SHS is 2.6 - 25,000 times SAFER than OSHA workplace regulations.
Secondhand smoke air quality test results here:
OSHA itself has stated regarding secondhand smoke:
"Field studies of environmental tobacco smoke indicate that under normal conditions, the components in tobacco smoke are diluted below existing Permissible Exposure Levels (PELS.) as referenced in the Air Contaminant Standard (29 CFR 1910.1000)...It would be very rare to find a workplace with so much smoking that any individual PEL would be exceeded."