Pregnancy, work environment and the law
- IN BRIEF. // Occupational Health;Jun2004, Vol. 56 Issue 6, p5
Presents news briefs on occupational health in Great Britain, as of June 2004. Several health factors associated with lower back pain; Concern of Trades Union Congress on the continuing delay in introducing legislation on corporate killing; Findings of a survey on the risk being faced by...
- GÃ©rer les risques liÃ©s au travail durant la grossesse. Vers un nouveau modÃ¨le de gestion de la santÃ© et sÃ©curitÃ© des travailleuses enceintes. Gravel, Anne-Renée; Malenfant, Romaine // Pistes: Perspectives Interdisciplinaires sur le Travail et la Sa;2012, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p1
No abstract available.
- Health & Safety News. // Occupational Health;Feb2003, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p6
Presents several news related to occupational health in the United Kingdom as of February 2003. Information on an initiative to be launched by the Health and Safety Executive in an effort with trade unions and the Electrical Contractors Association aimed at reducing falls from heights;...
- New OHCEU guidelines on work in pregnancy. Manos, John // Occupational Health;Apr2009, Vol. 61 Issue 4, p24
The article discusses the guidelines for pregnant workers from the Royal College of Physicians and the National Health Services Plus. The guidelines suggest precautions should be taken for certain activities including heavy lifting, prolonged standing, and long work hours. The guideline authors...
- CAREER VIEW. Lamb, Sue // Occupational Health;Sep2005, Vol. 57 Issue 9, p34
Addresses questions about occupational health. Use of cognitive behavioural therapy as part of the proactive approach to absence management; Increase or change in opportunities with flexible working for pregnant women or new mothers.
- ZAÅ TITA POSEBNIH KATEGORIJA RADNIKA PREMA ZAKONU O IZMJENAMA ZAKONA O ZAÅ TITI NA RADU. Čižma, Đuro // Sigurnost;2013, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p147
No abstract available.
- Prevalence of exposure to occupational risks during pregnancy in Spain. García, Ana; González-Galarzo, M.; Ronda, Elena; Ballester, Ferran; Estarlich, Marisa; Guxens, Mònica; Lertxundia, Aitana; Martinez-Argüelles, Begoña; Marina, Loreto; Tardón, Adonina; Vrijheid, Martine // International Journal of Public Health;Oct2012, Vol. 57 Issue 5, p817
Objectives: We describe reported exposures to main categories of occupational agents and conditions in Spanish pregnant workers. Methods: Women were recruited at 12th week of pregnancy from main public gynaecological consults to be included in the INMA Spanish cohorts study ( n = 2,058). Through...
- Reproductive hazards. Cooks, Nick // RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal;Sep2006, Vol. 36 Issue 9, p14
The article addresses health and safety issues facing pregnant workers in Great Britain. The greatest risk lies in the first stage when the woman may not even know she is expecting. The factors that may pose danger to the pregnant worker include chemical agents, stress, manual handling and other...
- Women May Be Excluded from Jobs Involving Fetal Risks. // Labor Law Journal;Nov89, Vol. 40 Issue 11, p734
The article reports on the U.S. Seventh Circuit's ruling in the "Autoworkers v. Johnson Controls," wherein it held that risk to a fetus of workplace exposure of their mothers to toxic substances justifies the exclusion of women from jobs involving such risks. The battery company established such...