JAMAICA THE FACTORIES ACT REGULATIONS (under section 12

JAMAICA THE FACTORIES ACT REGULATIONS (under section 12
JAMAICA
THE FACTORIES ACT
REGULATIONS
(under section 12)
THE FACTORIES REGULATIONS, 1961
(Made by the Minister on the 1st day of September, 1961)
L.N. 176/61
PART I.
Preliminary
1.
These Regulations may be cited as the Factories Regulations, 1961.
2.
In these Regulations -
“air receiver” means (a)
any vessel (other than a pipe or coil, or an accessory.
fitting or part of a compressor) for containing compressed air and
connected with an air compressing plant; or
(b)
any fixed vessel for containing compressed air or compressed
exhaust gases and used for the purpose of starting an internal combustion
engine; or
(c)
any fixed or portable vessel (not being part of a spraying pistol)
used for the purpose of spraying by means of compressed air, any paint,
varnish, lacquer or similar material; or
(d)
any vessel in which oil is stored and from which it is forced by
compressed air;
“chain, rope and lifting tackle” means such gear used for the purpose of raising or
lowering persons, goods or materials;
“competent person” means (a)
in relation to the examination of any crane or steam boiler in a
factory, a person qualified by training and practical experience to
undertake examinations and tests of such crane or steam boiler and to report on the condition thereof but does not include the owner, manager or
person having control of such factory or any person employed by such
owner, manager or person having control of such factory other than as an
independent contractor;
(b) in relation to the examination of any other machinery or gear in a
factory, a person qualified by training and practical experience to
undertake examinations and tests of such machinery or gear and to report
on the condition thereof but does not include the owner of such factory;
“hoist or lift” means a lifting machine or appliance with a platform or cage, the
direction of movement of which is restricted by a guide or guides;
“lifting machine” means a crane, crab, winch, teagle, pulley block, gin wheel,
transporter or runway;
“lifting tackle” means chain slings, rope slings, rings, hooks, shackles and
swivels;
“maximum permissible working pressure” means, in the case of a new steam
boiler, that specified by the manufacturer of the boiler or by a boiler inspecting
company or association, and in the case of an existing steam boiler, that
specified in the report of the last examination under regulation 38;
“prime mover” means every engine, motor or other appliance which provides
mechanical energy derived from steam, water, wind, electricity, the combustion
of fuel or other source;
“steam boiler” means any close vessel in which for any purpose steam is
generated under pressure greater than atmospheric pressure and includes any
economizer used to heat water being fed to any such vessel and any
superheater used for heating steam;
“steam container” means any vessel (other than a steam pipe or coil) constructed
with a permanent outlet into the atmosphere or into a space where the pressure
does not exceed atmospheric pressure, and through which steam is passed at
atmospheric pressure or at approximately that pressure for the purpose of
heating, boiling, drying, evaporating or other similar purpose;
“steam receiver” means any vessel or apparatus (other than a steam boiler,
steam container, a steam pipe or coil, or a part of a prime mover) used for
containing steam under pressure greater than atmospheric pressure;
“transmission machinery” means every shaft, wheel, drum, pulley. system of fast
and loose pulleys, coupling, clutch, driving belt or other device by which the
motion of a prime mover is transmitted to or received by any machine or
appliance;
“woman” means a female person above the age of fifteen years.
PART II.
Safety
3. (1) Every dangerous part of any machinery shall be securely fenced unless it
is in such a position or of such construction as to be as safe to every worker as it
would be if securely fenced.
In particular and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing provision, the
following sub-paragraphs shall apply to every factory (a)
every flywheel directly connected to any prime mover and every
moving part of any prime mover except such prime movers as are
mentioned in sub-paragraph (Ii) shall be securely fenced, whether the
flywheel or prime mover is situated in an engine house or not;
(b)
every part of electric generators, motors and rotary converters, and
every flywheel directly connected thereto, shall be securely fenced, unless
it is in such a position or of such construction as to be as safe to every
worker as it would be if securely fenced;
(c)
efficient devices or appliances shall be provided and maintained in
every room or place where work is carried on by which the power can
promptly be cut off from the transmission machinery in that room or place;
(d)
no driving belt when not in use shall be allowed to rest or ride upon
a revolving shaft which forms part of the transmission machinery;
(e)
suitable striking gear or other efficient mechanical appliances shall
be provided, maintained and used to move driving belts to and from fast
and loose pulleys;
(f)
projecting set-screws, bolts or keys on any revolving shaft, spindle,
wheel or pinion shall be securely fenced, cut off or counter-sunk;
(g)
all transmission machinery which runs at a height of less than 6j
feet from a floor or place to which persons have access shall be securely
fenced;
(h)
all vertical and inclined belts passing through floors or platforms
shall be fenced to a height of at least 64 feet;
(i)
every part, under which persons walk or are likely to pass, of heavy
overhead belts, ropes or chains, shall be securely fenced;
(j)
all materials or articles projecting from revolving machines or parts
thereof shall be securely fenced;
(k)
no traversing part of any self-acting machine or any material carried
thereon or any material or article projecting from any reciprocating
machine shall be allowed to traverse over any free space within a distance
of 18 inches from any fixed or rigid structure or object not being part of the
machine;
(l)
all fencing or other safeguards provided in pursuance of these
Regulations shall be of substantial construction, and constantly
maintained and kept in position while the parts required to be fenced or
safeguarded are in motion or use, except when any such parts are
necessarily exposed for examination or for any lubrication or adjustment
shown by such examination to be immediately necessary:
Provided that any such examination, lubrication or adjustment shall be carried
out only by persons specially appointed by the manager, and such persons shall
not be allowed to wear loose-fitting clothing or headgear.
3. (2)
No person shall sell, let on hire, or as agent of the seller or hirer
cause or procure to be sold or let on hire, for use in a factory in the Island any
machine intended to be driven by mechanical power which does not comply with
the requirement of sub-paragraphs (a), (Li) and (/) of paragraph (1), or which is
not provided with the appliances specified in sub-paragraph (e) of that
paragraph.
3. (3)
Where the Chief Factory Inspector is satisfied that there is available
and suitable for use in connection with machinery of any class, any type or
description of safety device which (a)
prevents the exposure of a dangerous part of machinery whilst in
motion; or
(b)
stops a machine forthwith in case of danger,
he may direct that the type or description of device shall be provided for use in
connection with such class of machinery as he may specify in such directions,
and such device shall be provided:
Provided that, in any proceedings in respect of a contravention of this paragraph
it shall be a sufficient defence to prove that a device at least as equally effective
was being used in connection with the machinery in respect of which the
contravention occurred.
3. (4)
Every fixed vessel, structure, sump or pit of which the edge is less
than three feet six inches above the adjoining ground or platform shall, if it
contains any scalding, corrosive or poisonous liquid, either be securely covered
or be securely fenced to at least that height, or where by reason of the nature of
the work neither secure covering nor secure fencing to that height is practicable,
all practicable steps shall be taken by covering, fencing or other means to
prevent any person from falling into the vessel, structure, sump or pit.
3. (5)
The Chief Factory Inspector may exempt from the requirements of
paragraph (4) any class of vessel, structure, sump or pit in any case where he is
satisfied that the requirements are unnecessary or inappropriate.
4. (1)
Every electric motor shall be controlled by an efficient switch or
switches for starting and stopping, so placed as to be easily operated by the
person in charge of the motor and machinery connected thereto,
4. (2)
In every place in which any machine is being driven by an electric
motor there shall be means at hand for switching off the motor or for stopping the
machine.
5. (1)
Every flexible cable for portable electrical apparatus shall be
connected to the electrical system by a properly constructed connector.
5. (2)
The metal work of all portable electrical apparatus shall be
efficiently earthed; and any flexible metallic covering of the conductors shall be
itself efficiently earthed and shall not be the only earth connection for the metal of
the apparatus. The lamp-holder of a portable lamp shall be efficiently earthed
and shall not be in metallic contact with the guard or other metal work.
5. (3)
Portable apparatus and its flexible supply cable shall be controlled
by efficient device suitably located and capable of cutting off the power.
6.
So far as is practicable all electrical conductors shall be enclosed
and any switchboard having bare electrical conductors normally so exposed that
they may be touched shall be suitably fenced or enclosed.
7.
All electrical apparatus of a switchboard requiring handling shall so
far as practicable be so placed or arranged as to be operated from the working
platform of the switchboard, and all measuring and indicating instruments
connected therewith shall be so placed as to be observed from the working
platform.
8.
At the working platform of every switchboard and in every switchboard passageway it there are bare electrical conductors exposed or arranged to
be exposed when live so that they may be touched, there shall be a clear and
unobstructed passage of adequate and safe width and height with a firm and
even floor. Adequate and safe means of access shall be provided for every
switchboard passageway.
9.
Where necessary, proper and effective precautions shall be taken
either by earthing or by other suitable means to prevent any metal other than a
conductor from becoming electrically charged.
10.
Proper and effective precautions shall be taken to prevent any
conductor or equipment from being accidentally or inadvertently electrically
charged when persons are working thereon.
In particular, all switches controlling such conductor or apparatus shall be
opened and locked out and the key kept by the person in charge of the work until
it is completed. Where it is impracticable to lock out a switch, other effective
means of preventing danger shall be provided.
11.
Portable insulating stands, screens, boots, gloves or other suitable
means of insulation shall be provided and used when necessary and shall be
periodically examined.
12.
All electrical conductors and apparatus exposed to the weather,
moisture, corrosion, inflammable surroundings or explosive atmosphere. or used
in any process or for any special purpose shall be so constructed or protected as
to prevent danger to life or limb from shock, burn, or injury to workers, or from
fire; and such special precautions shall be taken in the use of such conductors or
apparatus as may be necessary in view of such exposure or use.
In particular all electrical equipment installed in a location where the atmosphere
is likely to become inflammable or explosive shall be of flame-proof or explosiveproof construction.
13.
All conductors ‘including earth continuity conductors between the
main switch-gear and the consuming apparatus shall be protected against
mechanical damage and shall be so placed as not to cause obstruction. Flexible
conduit when used shall not exceed 6 feet in length.
14.
In every factory in which electrical energy is generated or transformed or is used for any purpose other than lighting, an adequate number of
posters giving instructions for the treatment of persons suffering from electric
shock shall be conspicuously exhibited in locations where such instructions can
be easily read by persons employed in the factory.
15.
A boy under sixteen years of age or a woman shall not be allowed
to clean any dangerous part of any machinery while the machine is in motion by
the aid of mechanical power.
16. No person shall be allowed to operate any dangerous machine unless (a)
he is competent to do so or is directly under the supervision of a
person competent to operate such machine; and
(b)
he has been fully instructed as to the dangers attendant upon the
operation of such machine and the precautions to be taken.
17.
All floors, steps, stairs, passages and gangways and other parts of
every factory shall be of Sound construction and properly maintained.
18.
Every ladder shall be soundly constructed and properly maintained,
and so far as practicable be securely fixed, when in use, so that it can move
neither from its top nor from its bottom points of rest.
19.
Where necessary to prevent danger, substantial handrails shall be
provided and maintained at all stairways.
20.
All openings in floors shall be securely fenced, except in so far as
the nature of the work renders such fencing impracticable.
21.
Effective means shall be provided to prevent articles from falling
from elevated walkways, platforms and mezzanine floors.
22. (1)
Safe means of access shall be provided and maintained to every
place in which any person has at any time to work.
22. (2)
Where any person is required to work at any place from which it is
possible to fall a distance of more than 6 feet 6 inches to the floor or on to any
object over which the person is effective measures shall be taken to prevent any
person falling to the floor or on to any object over which the person is working.
23.
The doors of every factory and, where practicable. the doors of
every room therein in which more than ten persons are employed shall, except in
the case of sliding doors, be so constructed or altered as to open outwards.
24.
At least two separate means of escape in case of fire shall be
provided on each floor of every factory and such other means of escape in case
of fire shall be provided as may reasonably be required by the Chief Factory
Inspector in each case.
25.
In every factory in which an outbreak of fire is likely to cause injury
to any person working therein suitable and sufficient fire extinguishing equipment
shall be provided.
26.
While any person is within a factory, for the purpose of employment
or meals, the doors of the factory and of any room therein in which the person is,
shall not be locked or fastened in such a manner that they cannot be easily and
immediately opened from the inside.
27. (1)
Every window, door or other exit affording means of escape in case
of fire or giving access thereto other than the means of exit in ordinary use, shall
be distinctively and conspicuously marked by a notice printed in red letters of an
adequate size.
27. (2)
Where in any factory more than twenty persons arc employed in the
same building. or explosive or highly inflammable materials are stored or used in
any building in which persons are employed, effective provision shall be made for
giving warning clear and audible throughout the building in case of fire.
28.
Every cold storage room in every factory shall be provided with an
efficient means of giving clear and audible warning outside such room and such
means shall be capable of being operated from the inside of the cold storage
room.
29.
Effective steps shall be taken to ensure that all the persons
employed in a factory are familiar with the means of escape in case of fire and
with the routine to be followed in case of fire.
30. (1)
Where any work has to be done inside any chamber, tank or other
confined space in which dangerous fumes or gases are liable to be present –
(a)
the confined space shall be provided with adequate means of
egress; and
(b)
no person shall enter the confined space for any purpose unless
the following requirements are complied with—.
(i)
all practicable steps shall be taken to remove any fumes or
gases which may be present and, unless it has been ascertained
by a suitable test that the space is free from dangerous fumes or
gases, the person entering shall wear a belt to which there is
securely attached a rope of which the free end is held by a person
outside; or
(ii)
the person entering shall wear a suitable breathing
apparatus.
30. (2)
No tank, pipe or vessel which contains or has contained any
explosive or inflammable substance shall be subjected to any welding, brazing or
soldering operation, or to any other operation which involves the application of
heat, until such substance and any fumes or gases arising therefrom have beau
removed or rendered non-explosive or non-inflammable
3l. (1)
Every steam boiler whether separate or one of a range, shall have
attached to it(a)
a suitable safety valve, which shall be so adjusted as to prevent the
boiler being worked at a pressure greater than the maximum permissible
working pressure;
(b)
a suitable stop valve, connecting the boiler to the steam pipe;
(c)
a correct steam pressure gauge calibrated in pounds per square
inch which shall be easily visible to the boiler attendant and have marked
upon the dial in distinctive colour the maximum permissible working
pressure; and
(d)
an adequately protected water gauge to show the water level in the
boiler:
Provided that sub-paragraph (b) shall not apply with respect to
economizers and sub-paragraphs (c) and (d) shall not apply with respect to either
economizers or superheaters.
31. (2)
The dial of the steam pressure gauge shall be calibrated to not less
than one and one-half times the maximum permissible working pressure.
31. (3)
The steam pressure gauge shall be connected to the boiler by
means of a syphon or equivalent device of sufficient capacity to keep the gauge
tube filled with water and such syphon or other device shall be so arranged that
the gauge cannot be shut off from the boiler except by a cock or valve placed
near the gauge.
32.
No person shall enter or be in any steam boiler which is one of a range of
two or more steam boilers unless (a)
all inlets through which steam or hot water might otherwise enter
the boiler from any other part of the range are disconnected from that part;
or
(b)
all valves or taps controlling such entry are closed and securely
locked, and, where the boiler has a blow-off pipe in common with one or
more other boilers or delivering into a common blow-off vessel or sump.
the blow-off valve or tap on each such boiler is so constructed that it can
only be opened by a key which cannot be removed until the valve or tap is
closed and is the only key in use for that set of blow-off valves or tap.
33.
No steam boiler whether or not it has been previously used shall be
taken into use in any factory for the first time in that factory until it has been
examined and reported on by a competent person. A report of the result of such
examination shall be in the Form A in the First Schedule, be signed by the
person making the examination and be available for inspection at the factory.
34.
A lever-valve, fitted to a steam boiler shall not be deemed a
suitable safety valve unless the weight is secured on the lever in the correct
position.
35.
Every steam boiler shall be provided with means for attaching a test
pressure gauge.
36.
Every steam boiler shall be provided with a suitable fusible plug or
an efficient low-water alarm device:
Provided that this regulation and regulation 35 shall not apply with respect to
either economizers or superheaters.
37.
Every part of every steam boiler shall be of good construction,
sound material, adequate strength and free from patent defect. All fittings and
attachments shall be properly maintained.
38. (1)
Every steam boiler and all its fittings and attachments shall be
thoroughly examined by a competent person at least once in every period of
twelve months, and also after extensive repairs.
38. (2)
A full and accurate report of the result of every such examination
shall be made in the Form A in the First Schedule by the person making the
examination, and, such person shall, within twenty-eight days after the
completion of the examination, send a copy of the said report to the Chief
Factory Inspector.
38. (3)
The report referred to in paragraph (2) shall be kept at the factory
for inspection.
39.
Every steam receiver not so constructed as to withstand with safety
the maximum permissible working pressure of the boiler or the maximum
pressure which can be contained in the pipe connecting the receiver with any
other source of supply, shall be fitted with (i)
a suitable reducing valve or other suitable automatic
appliance to prevent the safe working pressure from
being exceeded;
(ii)
a suitable safety valve;
(iii)
a correct steam pressure gauge; and
(iv)
a suitable stop valve.
40.
Every steam receiver and its fittings shall be properly maintained
and shall be thoroughly examined by a competent person, so far as the
construction of the receiver permits, at least once in every period of twelve
months. A record of such examination, in the Form B in the First Schedule,
shall be kept available for inspection at the factory.
41.
Every steam container shall be so maintained as to secure that the
outlet is at all times kept open and free from obstruction.
42.
Every air receiver shall –
(a)
have marked upon it so as to be plainly visible the safe working
pressure in pounds per square inch;
(b)
in the case of a receiver connected with an air compressing plant
either be so constructed as to withstand with safety the maximum
pressure which can be obtained in the compression, or be fitted with a
suitable reducing valve or other suitable appliance to prevent the safe
working pressure of the receiver being exceeded;
(c)
be fitted with a suitable safety valve so adjusted as to permit the air
to escape as soon as the safe working pressure is exceeded;
(d)
be fitted with a correct pressure gauge indicating the pressure in
the receiver in pounds per square inch;
(e)
be fined with a suitable appliance for draining the receiver; and
(f)
be provided with a suitable manhole, handhole or other means
which will allow the interior to be thoroughly cleaned.
43.
Every air receiver and its fittings shall be of sound construction and
properly maintained and shall be thoroughly cleaned and examined by a
competent person at least once in every period of twelve months:
Provided that in the case of a receiver of solid drawn construction and so
constructed that the internal surface cannot be thoroughly examined a suitable
hydraulic test of the receiver shall be carried out in lieu of internal examination. A
record of such test and examination shall be kept available at the factory and
shall be in the Form B in the First Schedule.
44.
Regulations 42 and 43 shall apply, as far as practicable, to any
vessel containing gases at pressures higher than atmospheric without a constant
outlet to open air (not being a portable vessel filled by suppliers and delivered to
a factory) as if such vessel were an air receiver.
45.
The Chief Factory Inspector may. on such conditions as he may
think fit, by certificate exempt from any of the provisions of these Regulations any
class or type of steam boiler, steam receiver, steam container or air receiver to
which he is satisfied that such provisions cannot reasonably be applied.
46.
No chain, rope or lifting tackle shall be used unless it is of good
construction, sound material, adequate strength and free from patent defect.
47.
All chains, ropes and lifting tackle in use shall be thoroughly
examined by a competent person at least once in every period of six months, and
a record of each examination shall be kept available for inspection at the factory.
48.
All parts of every lifting machine shall be of sound construction and
free from patent defect.
49.
All lifting machines shall be thoroughly examined by a competent
person at least once in every period of twelve months and a register in the Form
C in the First Schedule kept of such examinations.
50.
There shall be plainly marked on every lifting machine the safe
working load or loads thereof, except that in the case of a jib crane, so
constructed that the safe working load may be varied by the raising or lowering of
the jib, there shall be attached thereto either an automatic indicator of safe
working loads or a table indicating the safe working loads at corresponding
inclinations of the jib or corresponding radii of the load.
51.
No lifting machine shall be loaded beyond the safe working load.
52.
No lifting machine shall be taken into use in any factory for the first
time in the factory unless it has been tested and examined by a competent
person and a certificate of such test and examination specifying the safe working
load or loads of the machine and signed by the person making the test and
examination has been obtained and is kept available for inspection.
53.
Every crane operated wholly or partially by a prime mover shall be
equipped with a gong or other effective audible signalling device automatic or
otherwise, installed within easy reach of the operator for warning persons who
may be endangered by any movement of the crane or load.
54.
Every hoist or lift shall be securely fenced and in particular (a)
every hoist or lift shall be of good mechanical construction, sound
material and adequate strength, and be properly maintained;
(b)
every hoist or lift shall be examined by a competent person at least
once in every period of six months and records of such examinations shall
be kept available at the factory;
(c)
every hoistway or liftway shall be effectively protected by a
substantial enclosure fitted, with gates, being such an enclosure as to
prevent, when the gates are shut, any person from falling down the way or
coming in contact with any moving part of the hoist or lift:
Provided that if it is shown to the satisfaction of the Chief Factory Inspector that it
would be unreasonable in the special circumstances of the case to enforce any
requirement of this regulation, he may direct that such requirement shall not
apply.
55. (1)
No hoist or lift shall be used for carrying persons unless it is
provided with a cage, which is (a)
so constructed as to prevent, when the cage gate or gates are shut,
any person carried from falling out or from being trapped between any part
of the cage and any fixed structure or other moving part of the hoist or lilt
or from being struck by articles or materials falling down the hoistway; and
(b)
fitted on each side from which access is provided to a landing place
with a gate with efficient interlocking or other device to secure that the
gate cannot be opened except when the cage is at a landing place, and
that the cage cannot be moved away from any such place until the gate is
closed.
55. (2)
Every gate in the hoistway or liftway enclosure of a hoist or lift used
for carrying persons shall be fitted with efficient interlocking or other devices to
secure that the gate cannot be opened except when the cage is at the landing
place. and that the cage cannot be moved away from the landing place until the
gate is closed.
55. (3) In connection with every hoist or lift used for carrying persons there shall
be provided suitable efficient automatic devices which will ensure that the cage
comes to rest at a point above the lowest point to which the cage can travel.
56.
In the case of a hoist or lift used for carrying persons the maximum
number of persons to be carried at any one time shall be plainly marked thereon,
and a greater number of persons shall not be carried.
57.
In all places to which these Regulations apply a person shall be appointed
to exercise supervision of the works, machinery and plant, for the purpose of
ensuring safety. It shall be the duty of the person so appointed to see that all
safeguards and other safety appliances are maintained in proper order and
position and to investigate accidents. Nothing in this regulation shall relieve the
owner, manager or person having control of the factory of his duties under these
Regulations.
58. (1)
Where the Chief Factory Inspector is not satisfied as to the
competency of the person employed to make any examination under the
foregoing regulations or as to the thoroughness of the examination he may
require a further examination to be carried out by a competent person nominated
by him and the necessary facilities for such examination shall be provided.
58. (2)
If as a result of such re-examination it appears that the report of the
first examination was inadequate or incorrect in any particular, the cost of the reexamination shall be recoverable at the suit of the Attorney-General from the
owner, manager or person having control of the factory summarily as a civil debt.
PART III
Health and Welfare
59. (1)
Every factory shall be kept in a clean state, and free from effluvia
arising from any drain or sanitary convenience, and without prejudice to the
generality of the foregoing provision –
(a) suitable covered receptacles shall be provided in the factory for the
disposal of dirt and refuse;
(b) accumulations of dirt and refuse shall be removed daily from the floors
and benches of workrooms, and from the staircases and passages;
(c) the floor of every workroom shall be cleaned at least once in every
week by washing or if it is effective and suitable by sweeping or other
method;
(d) all inside walls and partitions, and all ceilings or tops of rooms, and all
walls, sides and tops of passages and staircases shall—
(i)
where they have a smooth impervious surface, at least once
in every period of twelve months be thoroughly cleansed;
(ii)
where they are painted or varnished, be repainted or
revarnished at least once in every period of seven years and at
least once in every period of twelve months be thoroughly
cleansed;
(iii)
in other cases be kept white washed or colour washed, and
the white washing or colour washing shall be repeated at least once
in every period of twelve months:
Provided that where it appears to the Chief Factory Inspector that any of the
requirements of sub-paragraphs (a) to (d) are by reason of special circumstances
inappropriate in any factory he may. if he thinks fit –
(a)
direct in writing that such of those requirements as he may specify
shall not apply; and
(b)
substitute therefor such other requirements as he may consider
necessary.
59. (2)
A record shall be kept of the dates of washing, white washing or
colour washing, painting or varnishing of the factory.
60.
A factory shall not, while work is carried on, be so overcrowded as
to cause risk or injury to the health of the persons employed therein and, without
prejudice to the generality of the foregoing provisions (a)
a factory shall be deemed to be overcrowded, as aforesaid, if the
number of persons employed at a time in any workroom is such that the
amount of cubic space allowed for every person employed in the room is
less than 400 cubic feet;
(b)
in calculating, for the purpose of this provision, the amount of cubic
space in any room, no space more than 14 feet from the floor shall be
taken into account and, where a room contains a gallery, the gallery shall
be treated for the purposes of this provision as if it were partitioned off
from the remainder of the room and formed a separate room.
61.
Effective and suitable provisions shall be made for securing and
maintaining by the circulation of fresh air in each workroom the adequate
ventilation of the room and for rendering harmless, as far as practicable, all
fumes, dust and other impurities that may be injurious to health generated in the
course of any process or work carried out in the factory.
62.
Effective provision shall be made for securing and maintaining
sufficient and suitable lighting, whether natural or artificial, in every part of a
factory in which persons are working or passing.
63. (1)
The general illumination over those interior parts of a factory where
persons are regularly employed shall be not less than six foot-candles measured
in the horizontal plane at a level of three feet above the floor.
63. (2)
The illumination over all other interior parts of the factory over
which persons employed pass shall when and where a person is passing be not
less than two foot-candles measured at floor level.
63. (3)
The standards specified in paragraphs (1) and (2) shall be without
prejudice to the provision of any additional illumination required to render the
lighting sufficient and suitable for the nature of the work.
64. (1)
Effective provision shall be made for securing and maintaining a
reasonable temperature in each workroom, but no method shall be employed
which results in the escape into the air of any workroom of any fume of such a
character and to such extent as to be likely to be injurious or offensive to persons
employed therein.
64. (2)
Where humidity is artificially produced or regulated at any factory or
part of any factory in which persons are employed, the Chief Factory Inspector
shall approve the humidity which shall be maintained therein and the owner,
manager or occupier of such factory shall keep therein such instruments and
records as may be necessary to show the humidity being maintained.
65.
Where any process is carried on which renders the floor liable to be
wet to such an extent that the wet is capable of being removed by drainage,
effective means shall be provided and maintained for draining off the wet. All
drainage and effluents shall be disposed of in a sanitary manner. In a sewered
area such drainage and effluents shall be discharged to sewers in compliance
with any safeguard required by the sewerage authority. All such arrangements
shall be sanitary and shall not create a nuisance.
66.
Sufficient and suitable sanitary conveniences for the persons
employed in the factory shall be provided, maintained and kept clean and the
following requirements shall have effect –
(a)
in cases where females are employed there shall be at least one
suitable sanitary convenience for every 25 females:
(b)
in cases where males are employed there shall be at least one
suitable sanitary convenience (not being a convenience suitable merely as
a urinal) for every 25 males;
(c)
in the case of factories where the number of males employed
exceed 100 and sufficient urinal accommodation is also provided, it shall
be sufficient if there is one such convenience as aforesaid for every 25
males up to the first 100. and one for every 50 thereafter;
(d)
in calculating the number of conveniences, any number of persons
less than 25 or 50, as the case may be, shall be reckoned as 25 or 50;
(e)
in cases where persons of both sexes are employed the sanitary
conveniences for each sex shall be separate and suitably placed;
(f)
every sanitary convenience shall be sufficiently ventilated and no
sanitary convenience shall communicate –
(i)
with any workroom; or
(ii)
with any enclosed space which also communicates with any
workroom, unless such space is adequately ventilated.
67. (1)
An adequate supply of wholesome drinking water shall be provided
at points conveniently accessible to all persons employed in the factory. The
source of supply shall, where the Chief Factory Inspector so requires, be
approved in writing by a Medical Officer (Health).
67. (2)
A supply of drinking water which is not laid on shall be contained in
suitable vessels, and shall be renewed at least daily, and all practicable steps
shall be taken to preserve the water and vessels from contamination.
68.
There shall be provided and maintained for the use of persons
employed adequate and suitable facilities for washing, which shall be separate
for each sex and shall include basins, soap and clean towels. The Chief Factory
Inspector, may, if he thinks fit, owing to the difficulty of obtaining an adequate
supply of water or in such other special circumstances, modify this requirement in
respect of any factory.
69.
In every factory in which women are employed in an industrial
process, a suitable restroom shall be provided, which shall be equipped with
adequate and suitable facilities for resting and shall be placed under the charge
of a responsible person and properly maintained.
70.
There shall be provided and maintained for the use of employed
persons adequate and suitable facilities for changing of clothing and for
accommodating clothing not worn during working hours. Separate
accommodation shall be provided for persons of each sex and shall, when so
required by the Chief Factory Inspector, include adequate shower bath facilities.
71.
There shall be provided and maintained for the use of employees a
suitable and adequate lunch-room, which shall be furnished with—
(a)
sufficient tables and chairs or other suitable seating accommodation;
(b)
adequate means, including hot water, for the washing of dishes.
The Chief Factory Inspector may, if he thinks fit, in any special circumstances,
modify this requirement in respect of any factory.
72. (1)
In every factory the following requirements shall have effect –
(a)
there shall be provided and maintained so as to be readily
accessible an appropriate number of first-aid boxes or cupboards
containing the equipment specified in the Second Schedule and nothing
except appliances or requisites of first-aid shall be kept in such boxes or
cupboards;
(b)
every first-aid box or cupboard shall be placed under the charge of
a responsible person who shall be available to render first-aid treatment
whenever work is being carried on in the factory and where thirty or more
persons are at work at any one time, the person in charge of the first-aid
box shall be a person trained in first-aid treatment including competency to
administer artificial respiration;
(c)
in every factory in which electrical energy is generated or
transformed at least one person who has been trained to administer
artificial respiration shall be present in the factory when work is carried on;
(d)
the appropriate number of first-aid boxes or cupboards for the
purposes of this regulation shall be determined as follows (i)
one box or cupboard if the number of employees does not
exceed one hundred;
(ii)
if the number of employees exceeds one hundred an
additional box or cupboard shall be provided for each one hundred
employees or any part of that number in excess of the first one
hundred employees;
(iii)
the largest number of persons employed at the factory at any
one time shall be regarded as the number of
persons employed at that factory.
72. (2)
If a first-aid room is provided at the factory and such arrangements
are made as to ensure the immediate treatment there of all injuries occurring in
the factory, the Chief Factory Inspector may exempt the factory from the
requirements of paragraph (1) to such extent and subject to such conditions as
he may specify in writing.
73 (1)
Where any persons employed in a factory have in the course of
their employment reasonable opportunities for sitting without detriment to their
work, there shall be provided and maintained for their use suitable facilities for
sitting sufficient to enable them to take advantage of those opportunities.
73. (2)
sitting -
Where a substantial proportion of any work can properly be done
(a)
there shall be provided and maintained for any person employed in
that work a seat of a design, construction and dimensions suitable for him
and the work, together with a foot-rest on which he can readily and
comfortably support his feet if he cannot do so without a foot-rest; and
(b)
the arrangements shall be such that the seat is adequately and
properly supported while in use for the purpose for which it is provided.
73. (3)
For the purposes of this regulation, the dimensions of a seat which
is adjustable shall be taken to be its dimensions as for the time being adjusted.
74. (1)
In every factory in which, in connection with any process carried on.
there is given off any dust or fume or other impurity of such a character and to
such extent as to be likely to be injurious or offensive to the persons employed,
or any substantial quantity of dust of any kind, all practicable measures shall be
taken to protect the persons employed against inhalation of the dust or fume or
other impurity and to prevent its accumulating in any workroom. In particular,
suitable goggles or other means of protecting the eyes, and suitable respirators
shall be provided for the use of the persons employed, and where the nature of
the process makes it practicable, exhaust appliances shall be provided and
maintained as near as possible to the point of origin of the dust or fume or other
impurity, so as to prevent it from entering the air of any workroom.
74. (2)
Where any process carried on in a factory gives rise to any harmful
dust or fumes, no person shall be permitted to keep or partake of food or drink or
to smoke in the workroom in which such process is carried on.
74. (3)
Where steam is discharged in any workroom in which workers are
employed, steps shall be taken by means of fans or other effective means to
dissipate the steam.
74. (4)
No stationary internal combustion engine shall be used unless
provision is made for conducting the exhaust gases from the engine into the
open air.
75.
In the case of the following processes, suitable goggles or effective
screens shall be provided to protect the eyes of the persons employed in the
processes (a)
dry grinding of metals or articles of metals;
(b)
turning (external or internal) of non-ferrous metals, or of cast iron,
or of articles of such metals or such iron, where the work is done dry,
other than precision turning where the use of goggles or a screen would
seriously interfere with the work, or turning by means of hand tools;
(c)
welding or cutting of metals by means of an electrical oxyacetylene
or similar process;
(d)
the following processes when carried on by means of hand tools or
other portable tools—
(I)
fettling of metal castings involving the removal of metal;
(ii)
cutting out or cutting off (not including drilling or punching
back) of cold rivets or bolts;
(iii) chipping or scaling of boilers or ship plates;
(iv) breaking or dressing of stone, concrete or slag.
76.
There shall be provided and maintained in good condition (a)
suitable waterproof boots or dry platforms or mats for the use of all
persons employed in processes which would otherwise necessitate their
working or standing on wet surfaces;
(b)
suitable protective clothing including overalls, aprons, gloves,
gauntlets. face shields and boots for the use of persons required to handle
adds or other corrosive substances in the course of their work;
(c)
suitable warm clothing, including head covering and footwear, for
the use of persons employed in rooms having a temperature below 60
degrees Fahrenheit,
77. Where it appears to the Chief Factory Inspector that in any factory (a)
cases of illness have occurred which he has reason to believe may
be due to the nature of a process 01 other conditions of work; or
(b)
by reason of any process or in the substances used in any
process, there may be risk of injury to the health of persons employed in
that process.
he may notify the Chief Medical Officer who shall thereupon appoint a Medical
Officer to investigate and report. The Medical Officer appointed under this
regulation shall have the like powers as an Inspector under section 18 of the Act.
PART IV
Duties
78.
It shall be the duty and responsibility of the owner, manager or
other person having the management or control of any factory to comply with the
provisions contained in Parts II and III of these Regulations with the exception of
regulation 77.
79.
No person employed in any factory shall (a)
wilfully interfere with or misuse any means, appliance or other thing
provided in pursuance of these Regulations for securing the safety of the
workers employed therein, and where any means or appliance for
securing safety is provided for the use of any such person under these
Regulations. he shall use the means or appliances;
(b)
wilfully and without reasonable cause do anything likely to
endanger himself or others;
(c)
wilfully interfere with or misuse any means, appliance, convenience
or other thing provided in pursuance of these Regulations for securing the
health and welfare of the persons employed in the factory, and where any
means or appliance is provided for the use of any such person. he shall
use such means or appliance.
PART V.
Forms and Fees
80. (1)
The fees to be paid for the registration and renewal of registration
of any factory shall be determined by the number of employees in that factory, in
accordance with the scale set out in the Third Schedule.
80. (2)
The fees to be paid for the registration or renewal of registration of
a factory shall be paid (a)
in full at the time of application, for registration or renewal of
registration (as the case may be) of such factory; or
(b)
in three equal annual payments, the first at the time of application
for registration or renewal of registration (as the case may be) of such
factory and the second and third before the end of the first and second
periods of twelve months thereafter respectively:
Provided that if the second instalment is not paid before the end of the
first period of twelve months specified in this sub-paragraph the whole
amount of the unpaid fee for the registration or renewal of registration of
such factory shall thereupon become payable.
81.
The Forms of Certificate of Registration and Re-registration shall be
as set out in the Fourth Schedule.
FIRST SCHEDULE
FORM A
(Regulations 33 and 38)
Report on Examination and Test of Steam Boiler
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
11.
Name of Factory: _______________________
Address:
_______________________
Name of Owner
_______________________
Name of Manager _______________________
Description or distinctive number of boiler, and type: _________________
Age:
_______________________
The history should be briefly stated or reference made to record in earlier
reports:
_______________________
Date of hydraulic test and pressure applied:
____________________
Quality and source of feed water: _______________________
Boiler (a)
Was the boiler scaled, prepared, and (so far as its
construction permits) made accessible, sufficiently for thorough
examination and for such tests as may be necessary in order to
complete the thorough examination? ____________________
(b)
What parts of seams, drums or headers are covered by
brick work? __________________________________
(c)
Date of last exposure of such parts for the purpose of
examination._____________________________________
(d)
What parts (if any) other than parts covered by brick work
and mentioned above were inaccessible? ___________________
(e)
What examination and tests were made?______________
(f)
Condition—
State any defects materially affecting the permissible working
pressure.
External __________________
Internal ___________________
Mountings—
(a)
Are there proper mountings, including safety valve, water gauge
and steam gauge? ________________________________
(b)
Are all mountings properly maintained and in good working order?
_____________________
(c)
Are the water gauges protected? ____________________
(d)
Is there a low water alarm device or fusible plug fitted? Which?
___________________________
12.
Permissible working pressure for the ensuing 12 months (subject to any
conditions stated in paragraphs 13 and 14) calculated from dimensions and from
the thickness and other data ascertained by the present examination, due
allowance being made for conditions of working if unusual or exceptionally
severe. _____________________________________________
13.
Repairs (if any) required, and period within which they should be
executed. ______________________________________
14.
Other observations :
_______________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________
I CERTIFY THAT on ___________________________
, I thoroughly
examined the boiler above described, that the above is a true report of the
result, and that I am not the owner of the boiler nor am I employed by the
owner in any capacity other than as an independent contractor.
Signature: __________________________
Qualification: ________________________
Address : ___________________________
Date : ______________________________
FORM B
(Regulations 40, 43, 44)
Report on Examination and Test of Steam Receiver and Air Receiver
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
Name of Factory __________________________
Address
__________________________
Name of Owner
__________________________
Name of Manager
__________________________
Description or distinguishing number or mark (if any) of air receiver or
steam receiver. __________________________
Nature of Examination__________________________
Hydraulic pressure applied__________________________
Condition State any defects materially affecting the permissible working
pressure
External
_________________________
Internal
__________________________
9. Mountings—.
(a) Are there proper mountings including safety valves and pressure
gauge? __________________________
(b) Are all mountings properly maintained and in good working order?
__________________________
(c) Is the permissible working pressure marked on the receiver?
__________________________
10.
Permissible working pressure for the ensuing 12 months
__________________________
I CERTIFY THAT on ______________________, I thoroughly examined the
above described and that the above is a true report of the
(steam receive, or air receive,)
result.
Signature: __________________________
Qualification: ________________________
Address : ___________________________
Date : ______________________________
FORM C
(Regulation 49)
Report on Examination and Test of Lifting Machine
I.
Name of Factory __________________________
2.
Address
3.
Name of Owner
4.
Name of Manager
5.
Distinguishing number or mark (if any) and description sufficient to identify
the crane or other lifting machine. __________________________
6.
Date of examination made under regulation 49 and by whom it was carried
out__________________________
7.
Particulars of any defect found on examination and affecting the safe
__________________________
__________________________
__________________________
working load, and of the steps taken to remedy such defect.
__________________________
8.
The safe working load for the ensuing 12 months
_________________________
I CERTIFY THAT on_____________________________, I thoroughly examined
the (crane or other lifting machine) above described and that the above is a true report of
the result.
** (Further certificate in case of crane only).
I FURTHER CERTIFY that I am not the owner of the crane nor am I employed by
the owner in any capacity other than as an independent contractor.
Signature: __________________________
Qualification: ________________________
Address : ___________________________
Date : ______________________________
** Delete if not applicable.
SECOND SCHEDULE
(Regulation 72)
12
12
6
6
2
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
6
4
1
4
packets absorbent gauze (sterilized)
packets cotton wool (sterilized)
muslin bandages 2” x 5 yds.
muslin bandages 1” x 5 yds.
triangular bandages
spool adhesive tape I” x 5 yds.
box safety pins
pair scissors
pair dressing forceps
bottle (6 oz.) Aromatic Spirit of Ammonia
bottle (4 on.) antiseptic
bottle (8 on.) iodine
tubes burn ointment
splints 23” x 153”
tourniquet
rolls splint padding
1
1
1
kidney tray
thermometer
bottle Rectified Spirits (6 oz.)
THIRD SCHEDULE
(Regulation 80)
Fees to be paid for Registration or renewal of Registration of a Factory.
Number of employees
10 and under
11 to 30
31 to 60
61 to 100
101 to 200
201 to 400
401 to 600
601 to 800
Over 800
Amount of Fees
$ 3.00
$ 7.50
$ 8.00
$ 30.00
$ 45.00
$ 60.00
$ 90.00
$120.00
$150.00
FOURTH SCHEDULE
(Regulation 81)
Form A
Certificate of Registration
It is hereby certified that the factory known as ___________________________
________________________ and owned by ____________________________
at__________________________________________has been registered under
the Factories Act. This certificate is valid for 3 years from the date of issue.
Dated this__________ day of__________ 19 ___
Chief Factory Inspector
Form B
Certificate of Re-Registration
It is hereby certified that the factory known as___________________________
______________________ and owned by _____________________________
at_______________________________________has been re-registered under
the Factories Act. This certificate is valid for 3 years from the _______________
day of ______________________
19 _______.
Dated this__________ day of__________ 19 ___
Chief Factory Inspector
Index to the Factories Regulations, 1961
Regulations
Subjects
PART I
— Preliminary
1-2
PART II
— Safety
3-59
PART III
— Health and Welfare
59-77
PART IV
— Duties
78-79
PART V
— Forms and Fees
80
FIRST SCHEDULEForm A - Report on examination and test of steam boiler
33, 38
Form B – Report on examination and test of steam
Receiver and air receiver
40, 43, 44
Form C—Report on examination and test of lifting machine
SECOND SCHEDULE
First Aid Equipment
THIRD SCHEDULE
Fees to be paid for registration or renewal of
registration of a factory
FOURTH SCHEDULE
Form A -Certificate of Registration
Form B -Certificate of Re-Registration
ACCESS TO WORK PLACE
49
ACIDENT - Investigation of by Safety Supervisor
57
72
80
81
81
22
AIR RECEIVER (See Receiver-Air)
BELTS - Driving
BOILERS—Steam
Chipping and scaling of—protection required
Construction and maintenance of
Examination and Report on
Exemption from provision of Regulations
Fittings of
Safety requirements
BOYS UNDER SIXTEEN YEARS OF AGE
Restriction re Dangerous Machinery
BREATHING APPARATUS—
Provision of in certain circumstances
CEILINGS – cleaning, painting and washing of
42-43
3 (d),(e),(h)
75(iii)
39-40
33, 38
45
31, 35, 36
31-38
15
30(i)
59
CERTIFICATES—
Examination or Lifting Machines
Examination of Steam Boilers
Registration and Re-Registration of Factory
52
33, 38
81
CHAIN – Lifting of
Construction of
Examination and Record of
46
47
CHAIN – TRANSMISSION – Fencing of
3(i)
CHANGING ROOM – Provision of
70
CLEANING - Washing or Painting of Factory and Record thereof
59
CLOTHING –
Facilities for Changing
Persons examining, lubricating or adjusting
machinery in motion
70
3(i)
COLD STORAGE ROOM: Warning Device to be installed therein
28
CONCRETE - Protection when breaking or dressing
75(iv)
CONTAINER—Steam
Maintenance of
Exemption from provisions of Regulations
Fittings of
41
45
42
. . - .. . -.
CONTROL DEVICES AND APPLIANCES
3(c)
CRANES (See Lifting Machines)
DANGEROUS FUMES
Precautions necessary where work has to be done in
chamber, tank or other confined spaces
Application of heat to tank or vessel
DANGEROUS MACHINERY
Boy or woman not allowed to clean while in motion
Examination, cleaning, lubrication, adjustment
of, clothing of attendant
Fencing and other precautions
Operators to be instructed re dangers and
precautionary measures
30
30(2)
15
3(1)
3
16
DANGEROUS PROCESSES
Precautions re
75
DEFINITIONS
Air Receiver
Chain, Rope and Lifting
Competent Person
Hoist or Lift
Lifting Machine
Lifting Tackle
Maximum Permissible
Prime Mover
Steam Boiler
Steam Container
Steam Receiver
Transmission Machinery
Woman
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
Doors
Except sliding doors, to open outwards
To be easily opened from inside
23
26
DRAINAGE AND PERFUMES - Disposal of
65
DUST - Protection Against
74
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Owner, Manager or other person having control of factory
Employees
78
79
ECONOMIZERS
31, 36
ELECTRICAL APPARATUS – Portable
5
ELECTRICAL CONDUCTORS AND APPARATUS
12
ELECTRICAL GENERATORS, MOTORS,
ROTARY, CONVERTERS, ETC.
Fencing of
3(B)
ELECTRIC MOTORS - Control of
4
ELECTRIC SWITCHBOARDS
7
EMPLOYEES—Duties and Responsibilities
79
ENGINES - Fencing of
3
EXAMINATION, RE-EXAMINATION AND
TESTING OF EQUIPMENT
38-58
EXIT
24, 27(1)
EXPLOSIVE OR INFLAMMABLE SUBSTANCE
Warning Device to be provided for buildings containing
Prohibition of application of heat to vessels containing
27(2)
30(2)
EYES - Protection of
75
FACTORY
Access to
Cleaning, painting and washing of
Lighting of
Ventilation of
22
59
62
61
FEES, REGISTRATION
80 & 3RD
Schedule
FENCING OF MACHINERY
3
FIRE
Escape
24
Exits
Extinguishing equipment
Warning
Workers to be familiar with means of escape
and routine to be followed
26, 27(1)
25
27(2), 28
29
FIRST AID
Equipment of Box or Cupboard, number of boxes
appointment and training of person in charge
72
FLOORS
Construction and Maintenance of
Cleaning of
Draining of
Openings in—to be fenced where practicable
17
59
65
20
FLYWHEEL—Fencing of
3(a)
FUMES AND GASES—protective requirements
30, 74
GANGWAYS - Construction and Maintenance of
17
GEAR, STRIKING - Provisions of
3(e)
GOOGLES - Provision of
74(i), 75
GRINDING—Dry
75
HANDRAILS - To be provided where necessary
19
HOIST OR LIFT
Construction, fencing, fittings, maintenance, examination
and record of
54, 55-58
ILLNESS (due to process or conditions of work)
Notification to Chief Medical Officer
Investigation and report by Medical Officer
77
77
LADDERS – Construction of and Maintenance of
18
LAVATORIES—Provision of
66
LIFTING MACHINE
Construction of
Examination, testing and record of
Safe Working Load -.
48
49, 52
50
LIFTING TACKLE
Construction of
Examination of
46
47
LIGHTING
62, 63
LUNCH ROOM - Provision of
71
MACHINES (See Dangerous Machinery and Fencing of Machinery)
MANAGER OR PERSON HAVING CONTROL OF FACTORY
Duties and Responsibilities
78
METALS
Cutting, Dry Grinding, Fettling and Turning of
75
OPENINGS IN FLOORS—to be fenced where practicable
20
OVERCROWDING - How determined
60
OWNER OF FACTORY - Duties and Responsibilities
78
PASSAGES - Construction and Maintenance of
17
PINION - Fencing of
3(f)
POWER - Control of
3(c)
RECEIVER - Air
Construction, maintenance, examination and record
Fittings
Exemptions from provisions of Regulations
43
42
45
RECEIVER - STEAM
Construction, Fittings and Maintenance
Examination and record of
Exemption from provisions of Regulations
39, 40
40
45
RECORDS
Examination of Air Receiver
Examination of Steam Receiver
Examination of Chains, Ropes and Lifting Tackle
Examination of Cranes and Lifting Machines
Examination of Hoist or Lift
Washing, Lime washing, Painting, Varnishing, etc.
43
40
47
49, 52
54(ii)
59(2)
REGISTRATION AND RE-REGISTRATION - Certificate of
81
REST ROOM - With suitable facilities
Provision of
69
ROPE - Lifting
Construction
Examination
46
47
ROPE - Transmission
Fencing of
3(i)
ROOMS
Cleaning and washing of
59
SAFETY APPLIANCES
Interference with or misuse of
Maintenance of
79
57
SANITARY CONVENIENCES
Number of, situation and ventilation of
66
SCREENS - For protection of eyes
75
SHAFT - Revolving
Fencing of
3(f)
SOLDERING
20.(2)
SPINDLE - Fencing of
3(f)
STAIRS AND STAIRWAYS
Construction and Maintenance
Handrails
Cleaning of
18
19
59(d)
STEAM BOILERS (See Boiler—Steam)
STEAM C0NTAINER (See Container—Steam)
STEAM RECEIVER (See Receiver—Steam)
STEPS - Construction and Maintenance of
6
STONE - Breaking or Dressing of
75(iv)
STRIKING GEAR
3(e)
SUPERHEATER
17, 20
SUPERVISION OF WORKS AND MACHINERY
57
TRANSMISSION MACHINERY
Fencing, examination, lubrication or adjustment
3(g)
URINALS
66(c)
VENTILATION
61, 66(f)
WALLS
Cleaning and Washing of
59
WASHING—Facilities for
68
WATER, DRINKING
67
WELDING - protection required for
75
WOMEN
Provision of changing and rest rooms, sanitary
conveniences and washing facilities
Restriction re dangerous machinery
66, 68, 69 & 70
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