Are you an HR/Benefits Representative interested in establishing a new Smoking Cessation Program for your organization? Rien Pipe has already been used by a number of businesses in internal smoking cessation initiatives. We are happy to support your corporate or workforce employees in their efforts to quit smoking.
Smoking in the workplace has always been a major issue for employers. Smoking employees tend to be absent more often, have lower productivity and have increased healthcare costs - all of which not only reduces revenue, but can have a negative effect on workplace morale.
Smoking costs to employers
An independent study in 2012* estimated the cost of a smoking employee and found the following:
$517 / Absent 2.6 more days compared to non-smoker
$462 (due to lower productivity resulting from nicotine addiction)
$3,077 (15-20 minutes every day beyond "sanctioned" smoking breaks)
$2,056 (Excess healthcare costs for employers who self-insure)