Recommendation 3: Health-Promoting Work Spaces

Recommendation 3

Organisations should provide health promoting workplace spaces with the necessary adaptations, equipment, training and resources to respond to the unique needs and circumstances of new and expectant parents

This should include comfortable, accessible workplaces with adequate lighting, temperature control and space.
According to The Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992 employers must provide suitable rest facilities for pregnant women or nursing mothers.

Appropriate time and facilities, including a lockable space to guarantee privacy, must be available to allow breastfeeding mothers to express and store breastmilk.

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