art. 20 of Legislative Decree no. 151 of 26 march 2001, published in G. U. n. 96 of 26 April 2001, Suppl. Ordinario n. 93, provides at paragraph 1 that:
without prejudice to the overall duration of the leave maternityà, the workers have the facultyà to be absent from work during the month prior to the presumed date of childbirth and in the four months following the birth, on condition that the medical specialist of the national health Service or included with this agreement and the competent doctor for the purposes of the prevention and protection of health in work places, proving that this option is not detrimental to the health of the expectant mother and the unborn child.
The doctor, where present in the company, " and then è obliged to issue the medical certificate that, together with the gynecologist, must be presented to the Inps to obtain leave of absence.
The competent physician certifies the absence of contraindications from the point of view of the working conditions for the release of the leave.
The Inps has required physicians competent to certify the absence of contra-indications arising from the modeà transport to reach the place of work.
provided that the certification model and the content should be left to the individual physician individual physician can; refuse to certify the contraindications to the achievement of the place of work as it would be based on what is reported by the worker, and not on an item obbiettivabile objectively as are the job and the workplace.
Regulations of reference (art. 20)
Dr. Christian Ravalli
Surgeon – Dentist – Specialist in occupational Medicine Expert of the Ministry of Health for the Programme E. C. M. Technical Consultant of the Court of Milan n. 9847 Piazza Gerusalemme, 4 – 20154 – Milano Tel./Fax 02/3452021
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