4. Rest and breastfeeding at work

You must provide a suitable area where pregnant workers and breastfeeding mothers can rest. It should:

There is advice from Acas on accommodating breastfeeding employees in the workplace.

Some work presents an extra risk for breastfeeding mothers and their children. This includes working conditions that could expose them to organic mercury, radioactive material or lead.

You need to consider these risks in your worker’s individual risk assessment for as long as they wish to continue breastfeeding.

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