Pregnancy and maternity: Assess the risks to a pregnant employee

When to use this pregnancy and maternity workflow

Use this pregnancy and maternity workflow when an employee informs you that she is pregnant.

Employers have specific risk assessment duties in relation to pregnant employees. To ensure that a pregnant employee is not exposed to a risk to her health or that of her unborn child, the employer may have to alter her duties, offer suitable alternative employment or suspend her.

Key steps

Key "What if...?" events