Protection of health during maternity
The Maternity Protection Recommendation (No. 95) of 1952 states that night work and overtime work should be prohibited for pregnant and nursing women. During pregnancy and up to at least three months after confinement, women should not be employed on work prejudicial to their health or that of the child. In particular, the employment of pregnant and nursing women is prohibited with regard to:
A woman employed in a job which is defined as harmful to health should be entitled to transfer, without loss of wages, to other work not harmful to her health. A woman who presents a medical certificate saying that such transfer is necessary for her health and that of the child should also be entitled to such a transfer.
→ see also Breastfeeding workers, Maternity protection, Maximum weight, Night work and Radiation protection
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