Working safely with ionising radiation
Guidelines for expectant or breastfeeding mothers
- Date of publication:
- January 2015
- Series code:
This guidance is for female employees who may be exposed to ionising radiation during their work. It is specifically aimed at those women who are thinking of having a baby or are already pregnant or breastfeeding.
The guidance explains:
- what your employer should already be doing to comply with the Ionising Radiations Regulations1999
- the additional requirements during pregnancy and breastfeeding
- the importance of letting your employer know as soon as you are aware that you are pregnant
This edition updates references to further reading and gives a clearer explanation of what action you and your employer should take and why.