Maternity Protection for Students

New Regulations since January 2018

Since 1 January 2018, the Maternity Protection Act has also applied to female students.

Although the Maternity Protection Act fortunately no longer distinguishes between students and employees, the bureaucracy is unfortunately not the same. While the personnel department takes care of the registration process for employees, a pregnant student receives mail from the SSZ. The scope also depends on the activities involved. It simply gets better when, for example, only lectures and seminars are attended.

Please only fill in the forms that you either receive from the SSZ or alternatively the

It gets a little more complicated when the student has to take part in various internships in the natural sciences: Then she could possibly come into contact with hazardous substances, bio-materials or radioactive substances or radiation. These topics are not covered in the shortened risk assessment. In this case, the supervisor must also

and add it to the GBU of the SSZ.

It is no mistake to consider the following areas as well. Safe is safe.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. We will find a solution.