Health and Safety soundbites: pregnancy

“Pregnancy is not a disease, but part of everyday life,” however “during pregnancy, some conditions judged acceptable in normal situations are no longer so”; this also applies to the period when women are breastfeeding, protected by law up to the seventh month following childbirth”.

Communication from the European Community Commission of 05/10/2000

In our Health and Safety brochure, you will find information on:

  • legal protection of working mothers
  • procedures to follow
  • maternity leave and flexible working arrangements
  • guidelines for female students
  • seated work in front of computer screens
  • breastfeeding