Wetenschap - 1 januari 1970

Wb break

Wb break

Wb break


Next week there will be no Wb, as Wageningen recovers from Sinterklaas
festivities. The last edition this year, Wb 37, appears on Thursday 18
December.

WUR smoke-free

It is possible that all Wageningen-UR buildings will become smoke-free
areas at the start of 2004.

The health-and-safety coordinators (AMD) meet next week to discuss the
issue, which has arisen as the result of the introduction of the new
national ‘tobacco law’ to tighten up on smoking at work. Wageningen UR is
already fairly advanced in its smoking regulations. Every employee has the
right to a smoke-free work space, and in a number of buildings including
all laboratories smoking is not allowed at all. The meeting next week is to
discuss whether there will be a WUR-wide smoking ban. Building managers can
decide to install special smoking rooms, which would be glass cabins with
extraction fans. “We don’t want to force smokers to go outside for a
cigarette, as that might also make them ill,

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