E-cigarettes are not treated as tobacco under existing regulations. As such, the HSE do not advise an out right ban on the use of E-cigarettes at work but instead suggest you answer the following 5 questions to determine what measures are most appropriate for your place of work:
Will you permit or prohibit e-cigarette use on your premises?
Further information on the requirements under this legislation and what it means for businesses, employers, employees and the public can also be found on the following websites:
For more guidance on smoking at work visit www.hse.gov.uk/contact/faqs/smoking.htm