Communication from the Commission about the Guidelines on the assessment of the chemical, physical and biological agents and industrial processes considered hazardous for the safety or health of pregnant workers/have recently given birth/breastfeeding

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The translated guidelines clarify the general duties of employers concerning heath risk assessment for pregnant workers and workers who have recently given birth or are breastfeeding, and give instructions for carrying out the risk assessment of generic and specific hazards and associated situations, and give examples of preventive measures for dealing with the risk. In addition, document presents the aspects of pregnancy which may affect the work and consequently require adjustments to work organization.

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Sector / Industry covered: 
Non spécifique à un secteur
Ministry of Labour and Pension System
Hazard - health effects: 
Reprotoxic substances
Objectif des informations: 
General information
Policy paper
Target group: 
All (no specific target group)

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