Does the work environment affect menopausal symptoms?

Yes. A range of working conditions can affect menopausal symptoms. The main issues highlighted by safety reps surveyed by the TUC are:

  • high temperatures at work;
  • poor general ventilation;
  • poor or non-existent toilet and rest facilities; and
  • difficulty getting cold drinking water.
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