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Basic Conditions of Employment Act, 1997 (Act No. 75 of 1997)

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Code of Good Practice on the Protection of Employees during Pregnancy and after the Birth of a Child

1. Introduction


1.1 Many women work during pregnancy and many return to work while they are still breast-feeding.


1.2 The objective of this code is to provide guidelines for employers and employees concerning the protection of the health of women against potential hazards in their work environment during pregnancy, after the birth of a child and while breast-feeding.