Factories Act
October 14, 2017
Factories Act
October 14, 2017

Factories Act

Factories act  compliance checkpoints:-


Disposal of wastes and effluents
Ventilation and temperature
Dust and fume
Artificial humidification
Drinking water
Latrines and urinals


Fencing of machinery
Work on or near machinery in motion
Employment of young person’s on dangerous machines.
Striking gear and devices for cutting off power
Self-acting machines
Casing of new machinery
Prohibition of employment of women and children near cotton-openers
Hoists and lifts
Lifting machines, chains, ropes and lifting tackles
Revolving machinery
Pressure plant
Floors, stairs and means of access
Pits, sumps openings in floors, etc
Excessive weights
Protection of eyes.
Precautions against dangerous fumes, gases
Precautions regarding the use of portable electric light.
Explosive or inflammable dust, gas, etc
Precautions in case of fire
Power to require specifications of defective parts or tests of stability
Safety of buildings and machinery
Maintenance of buildings
Safety Officers
Power to make rules to supplement this Chapter


Washing facilities
Facilities for storing and drying clothing
Facilities for sitting
First-aid appliances
Shelters, rest rooms and lunch rooms
Welfare officers


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