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Occupational Health and Safety Act

Passed 16 June 1999

(RT1I 1999, 60, 616),

entered into force 26 July, 1999,

§ 10. Female workers, minors and disabled workers

(1) An employer shall create suitable working and rest conditions for pregnant women, women who are breastfeeding, minors and disabled workers.

(2) Upon assigning work to pregnant women, women who are breastfeeding, or minors, employers shall observe the restrictions provided by legislation to ensure their safety.

(6) The occupational health and safety requirements for the work of pregnant women and women who are breastfeeding shall be established by the Government of the Republic.

§ 11. Non-work rooms

(4) Based on the nature of the work, workers must be able to use rest areas that shall be equipped with tables and chairs with backs. Pregnant women and women who are breastfeeding must be able to lie down in rest areas to rest in appropriate conditions.