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This guideline enables occupational health professionals to provide consistent evidence based advice to pregnant women who are exposed to hazards at work. It focuses on lifting/handling, heavy physical work, prolonged standing, long working hours and shift work.
Full guideline (2009)
Employers leaflet (2009)
Employees leaflet (2009)
In addition, a series of concise guidance leaflets was issued in February 2013. These provided advice to women with healthy, uncomplicated, singleton pregnancies on the effects of: