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Sample letter on health and safety during pregnancy

Last updated: 16 Nov 2021

Maternity Action have model letter to fill out and give to your employer if you are pregnant and have concerns about your health and safety at work.

It is important to write to your employer to make sure that your rights are respected. You can ask for help completing this letter from our helpline, your union, Citizens Advice Bureau, or from Maternity Action’s advice services.


This advice applies in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. If you live in another part of the UK, the law may differ. Please call our helpline for more details

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The information on the law contained on this site is provided free of charge and does not, and is not intended to, amount to legal advice to any person on a specific case or matter. If you are not a solicitor, you are advised to obtain specific legal advice about your case or matter and not to rely solely on this information. Law and guidance is changing regularly in this area.

We cannot provide advice on employment rights in Northern Ireland as the law is different. You can visit the Labour Relations Agency or call their helpline Workplace Information Service on 03300 555 300.