Menopause FAQs: Menopause and the Workplace is some Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about menopause, women and their workplace.

Menopause Workplace Information

What menopause workplace information may be helpful to women?

On page 80 in EMAS Recommendations for Conditions In the Workplace for Menopausal Women [European Menopause and Andropause Society] published in 2016, Griffiths, A, Ceausu, I, Depypere, H, Lambrinoudaki, I, Mueck A, Perez-Lopez, P, Schouw, Y, Senturk, L, Senturk, L, Simoncini, T, Stevenson, J, Stute, P and Rees M, conclude:

“3.Conclusion
Women value the provision of information about the menopause and strategies for coping with symptoms at work [Menopause and Work: An Electronic Survey of Employees’ Attitudes In the UK]. This can come from both formal (provided by employers and occupational health departments) or informal networks of working women who have experienced the menopause. Greater awareness among employers, together with sensitive and flexible management can be helpful for women at this time”.

Menopause Workplace Strategies

What menopause workplace strategies may be helpful to women?

On page 80 in EMAS Recommendations for Conditions In the Workplace for Menopausal Women published in 2016, Griffiths, A, et al. elaborate on:

Menopause and the Workplace

“2. Recommendations:

2.1 Raise awareness
2.2 Allow disclosure of troublesome symptoms
2.3 Review control over workplace temperature and ventilation
2.4 Reduce work-related stress
2.5 Allow flexible working arrangements
2.6 Provide access to cold drinking water
2.7 Ensure access to toilets”.

Menopause Workplace Guidance

What menopause workplace guidance may be helpful to women?

On page two in Guidance on the Menopause and the Workplace: Guidance for Managers/Employers published in 2016, the Faculty of Occupational Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians (FOM), elaborate on:

Menopause and the Workplace

“Regular, informal conversations between manager and employee may enable discussion of changes in health, including issues relating to the menopause. It may be valuable simply to acknowledge this is a normal stage of life and that adjustments can easily be made. Such conversations can identify support at work that can help women remain fully productive and encourage them to discuss any relevant health concerns with their GP”.

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Menopause Workplace Guide

What menopause society, ‘how-to’ guide for employers, may be helpful?

Menopause FAQs: Menopause and the WorkplaceYour Country may have Links similar to Menopause and the Workplace Guidance: What To Consider, published in February 2019, by Dr Claire Hardy in collaboration with the medical advisory council of the British Menopause Society (BMS):

“This factsheet provides a ‘how-to’ guide for employers and relevant staff within organisations that are considering writing their own guidance on the menopause”.

Menopause FAQs

Where may I find more Menopause FAQs?

Menopause FAQs: Menopause and the WorkplaceIn Menopause FAQs: Expert Answers To Frequently Asked Questions About Menopause the North American Menopause Society explain:

“Navigate through the different topics to find answers from the experts on frequently asked questions about menopause, early menopause, menopause symptoms, hot flashes, hormone therapy, health after menopause, finding a menopause specialist, and more”.

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Last Updated: 10 October 2019 – Last Revised: 22 April 2019
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