COVID-19 and pregnant employees: a Health & Safety guide for employers

Please Note: All information correct at time of writing on 18 February 2021. We do our very best to make sure our information is as up to date as possible, but we’d encourage you to check the relevant government website for updates as they happen.

Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, a key challenge for employers has been managing the risks of COVID-19 in the workplace, including how best to protect vulnerable groups.

But did you know that pregnant employees are considered ‘clinically vulnerable’ to COVID-19?

As an employer, you already have a legal obligation to perform a specific risk assessment for a pregnant employee, but with the additional risk factor of COVID-19, there are extra considerations you need to make to keep them safe from any risk.

In this guide, our Health & Safety experts take you through your duties when it comes to pregnant employees, and what else you need to think about because of coronavirus, including:

  • What your legal obligations are toward pregnant employees
  • Why pregnant people are considered more at risk to COVID-19
  • How to complete a risk assessment for a pregnant employee
  • When to review your risk assessment for a pregnant employee

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