These hazards can vary depending on the industry, but some of the most common include:
The risks of these hazards can be even greater for expectant and new mothers due to the physical and hormonal changes they are experiencing. For example, pregnant women are more susceptible to heat stress and may be more likely to fall. New mothers who are breastfeeding may be more susceptible to infection.
It is important for employers to take steps to protect expectant and new mothers from health and safety hazards in the workplace. These steps may include:
The health and safety hazards that expectant and new mothers may be exposed to can vary depending on the industry. Some of the industries with the highest risks include:
In addition to the steps that employers can take, there are also things that expectant and new mothers can do to protect themselves from health and safety hazards in the workplace. These include:
The iProtectU health and safety software provides:
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Working at height is any work that is performed above ground level and where there
Construction sites are busy and hazardous places, with heavy machinery and workers operating in close
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