New and expectant mothers
Coronavirus (COVID-19): update
See our advice on protecting pregnant workers during the pandemic.
This site provides useful information on what you must consider if you have any new or expectant mothers in your workplace.
It will help employers and employees understand what their responsibilities are and what they need to do to comply with the law.
Risk assessment action flowchart
Workplace risk assessment – protecting new and expectant mothers
Health and safety made simple
This site is for employers and those who want some basic information on what they must do to make sure their businesses comply with health and safety law.
Legislation to protect the health and safety of new and expectant mothers at work, include:
- Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 (MHSW)
- Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992 (the Workplace Regulations)
- Equality Act 2010
Further help can be found at:
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