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PRESENTED BY- RAVI KESHARI M.

PHARM Ist YEAR (CEUTICS) PSIT KANPUR

Definition of a Factory  “Factory” is defined in Section 2(m) of the Act. and in any part of which a manufacturing process is being carried on with the aid of power. •  But does not include a mine subject to the operation of the . Mines Act. It means any premises including the precincts thereof• Whereon ten or more workers are working. or Whereon twenty or more workers are working. or were working on any day of the preceding twelve months. or is ordinarily so carried on. and in any part of which a manufacturing process is being carried on without the aid of power. restaurant or eating place.1952 or a mobile unit belonging to the Armed forces of the Union. a railway running shed or a hotel. or were working on any day of the preceding twelve months. or is ordinarily so carried on.

INTERPRETATION Adult Adolescent Child Young person Day Week Calendar year .

bye products. raw materials used therein or the intermediate or finished products. Power  “Hazardous process " means any process or activity in relation to an industry specified in the First Schedule where. wastes or effluents thereof would-• Cause material impairment to the health of the persons engaged in or connected therewith • Result in the pollution of the general environment  References to time of day.In this Act references to time of day are references to Indian Standard Time. unless special care is taken. being five and a half hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time: .

by notification in the Official Gazette. • Chief Inspector • Addition Chief Inspector • Joint Chief Inspector • Deputy Chief Inspector  Every District Magistrate shall be an Inspector for his district . appoint such persons as possess the prescribed qualification to be Inspectors for the purposes of this Act and may assign to them such local limits as it may think fit.INSPECTORS  The State Government may.

plant. any register.machinery.  Require the production of any prescribed register or any other document relating to the factory.whether resulting in bodily injury. record or other document or any portion thereof. or take copies of. has been committeed.  Inquire into any accident or dangerous occurrence. and take on the spot or otherwise statements of any person which he may consider necessary for such inquiry. . which he has reason to believe.POWERS OF INSPECTORS  Make examination of the premises.  Seize.  Take measurements and photographs and make such recordings as he considers necessary for the purpose of any examination under clause taking with him any necessary instrument or equipment. disability or not.article or substance. as he may consider necessary in respect of any offence under this Act.

 Cleanliness  Disposal of wastes and effluents  Ventilation and temperature  Dust and fume  Artificial humidification  Overcrowding  Lighting  Drinking water  Spittoons  Saftey  Safety of buildings and machinery  Washing facilities .

 Weekly holidays-No adult worker shall be required or allowed to work in a factory on the first day of the week (here in after referred to as the said day) Unless  He has or will have a holiday for a whole day on one of the three days immediately before or after the said day.No adult worker shall be required or allowed to work in a factory for more than forty-eight hours in any week. and  The manager of the factory has.WORKING HOURS OF ADULTS  Weekly hours.- Delivered a notice at the office of the Inspector of his intention to require the worker to work on the said day and of the day which is to be substituted  Displayed a notice to that effect in the factory: . whichever is earlier. before the said day or the substituted day under clause (a).

 Extra wages for overtime.  Night shifts.Where a worker works in a factory for more than nine hours in any day or for more than forty eight hours in any week. .  Intervals for rest-[The periods of work] of adult workers in a factory each day shall be so fixed that no period shall exceed five hours and that no worker shall work for more than five hours before he has had an interval for rest of at least half an hour.Where a worker in a factory works on a shift which extends beyond midnight. no adult worker shall be required or allowed to work in a factory for more than nine hours in any day. he shall. Subject to the provisions of section 51. Daily hours. be entitled to wages at the rate of twice his ordinary rate of wages. in respect of overtime work.

showing• The name of each adult worker in the factory. save in such circumstances as may be prescribed. No adult worker shall be required or allowed to work in any factory on any day on which he has already been working in any other factory. • The nature of his work.  Register of adult workers.The manager of every factory shall maintain a register of adult workers. or when any work is being carried on in the factory. • The group. • Where his group works on shifts. . if any. Restriction on double employment. the relay to which he is allotted. to be available to the Inspector at all times during working hours. in which he is included.

and 5 AM.M.] vary the limits laid down in clause (b).RESTRICTIONS ON EMPLOYMENT OF WOMEN  No woman shall be required or allowed to work in any factory except between the hours of 6 A. but so that no such variation shall authorize the employment of any woman between the hours of 10 P.M. in respect of 2*[any factor or group or class or description of factories. . and 7 P. by notification in the Official Gazette. Provided that the State Government may.M.

in any factory-(a) for more than four and a half hours in any day (b) during the night.EMPLOYMENT OF YOUNG PERSONS  Prohibition of employment of young children.  No female child shall be required or allowed to work in any factory except between 8 A.M. No child who has not completed his fourteenth year shall be required or allowed to work in any factory. and 7 P.M.] .  Working hours for children-No child shall be employed or permitted to work.  No child shall be required or allowed to work in any factory on any day on which he has already been working in another factory.

the relay to which he is allotted (e) The number of his certificate of fitness granted under section 69 . to be available to the Inspector at all times during working hours or when any work is being carried on in a factory.The manager of every factory in which children are employed shall maintain a register of child workers. in which he is included (d) Where his group works on shifts. if any.Register of child workers  Register of child workers. showing(a) The name of each child worker in the factory (b) The nature of his work (c) The group.

ANNUAL LEAVE WITH WAGES  Every worker who has worked for a period of 240 days or more in a factory during a calendar year shall be allowed during the subsequent calendar year. maternity leave for any number of days not exceeding twelve weeks.  In the case of a female worker. leave with wages for a number of days calculated at the rate of(i) If an adult. one day for every twenty days of work performed by him during the previous calendar year. one day for every fifteen days of work performed by him during the previous calendar year. (ii) If a child. .

or in respect of. and if the contravention is continued after conviction. the occupier and manager of the factory shall each be guilty of an offence and punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to 2*[two years] or with fine which may extend to 2*[one lakh rupees] or with both. any factory there is any contravention of any of the provisions of this Act or of any rules made there under or of any order in writing given there under. if in. Save as is otherwise expressly provided in this Act and subject to the provisions of section 93. with a further fine which may extend to 2*[one thousand rupees] for each day on which the contravention is so continued: .GENERAL PENALTY FOR OFFENCES General penalty for offences.