|Document ID (ISN)||39170|
|Convention or series no.
||Working conditions and their influence on the health of the expectant mother, the foetus and the breast-fed child
||Les conditions de travail et la santé de la travailleuse enceinte, de l'enfant à naître et de l'enfant allaité [in French]|
||Commission de la santé et de la sécurité du Québec, Canada, 1982. 122p. 170 ref.
||This guidance document is intended to pinpoint hazardous working conditions - in particular, the major chemical, physical, biological and ergonomic health hazards to which pregnant or nursing mothers may be exposed. Contents: socio-demographic survey of women in employment in the Province of Quebec; maternity and working conditions (difficulties in evaluating health hazards); list of principal hazards to the foetus (chemical substances, metals, physical agents); working conditions and pregnancy; effects of the mother's working conditions on breast-fed offspring.
||harmful physical agents; harmful substances; biological effects; expectant mothers; nursing mothers; genetic effects
||ionizing radiation; mutagenic effects; noise; carcinogenic effects; pesticides; conditions of work; teratogenic effects; vibration
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
|Broad subject area(s)
||Genetic factors in reaction to exposures
Antifertility and prenatal effects