New/Expectant Mother Risk Assessment Form (Example)
This New/Expectant Mother Risk Assessment Form (Example) has been filled in to illustrate the sort of issues that need consideration when carrying out a risk assessment for a new or expectant mother.
The purpose of this worked example is to give the employer a helping hand in how to view the issues when doing a Risk Assessment for a new mother or an expectant mother. For more general advice on completing risk assessments please look at our Guidance Notes - How to do a Risk Assessment.
As this New/Expectant Mother Risk Assessment Form (Example) draws on a specific real life situation, some of the details identified may be relevant for your business, others may not. Likewise, with both the “existing controls” and the “further controls/actions” needed; some may apply and others will not. How the control measures differ will depend entirely on the relevant company’s current health and safety procedures, but those shown provide an idea of how they could work.
Please be aware that carrying out the Risk Assessment is not a stand-alone task, rather it should be the first step in helping to ensure that your workforce is as safe as reasonably practicable.
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