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SUBJECT PRESENTATION
ON FACTORY ACT
PRESENTED BY
MOHD AFFAN ALI
MBA 2ND YEAR
FACTORY ACT 1948
• According to this act safety, welfare and
health of laborers is utmost importance
within the industry.
• The act applies to all industries in India-
including those Jammu and Kashmir.
MAJOR OBJECTIVES
• Protect laborers from long hours of work.
• Maintain healthy and sanitary condition in the
workplace.
• Maintain safety of workers.
• Maintain industrial machines operated by people so
as to avoid unnecessary accidents.
• Have industrial inspectors regularly visit. industrial
sites to oversee health and safety regulations.
MEANING OF FACTORY
• Any premises including precincts (area).
• Where ten or more persons are engaged
in manufacturing process with the aid of
power.
• Twenty or more persons are engaged in
manufacturing process without aid of
power.
Factory does not include a mine as
it is covered by Indian Mines Act,
1952 or a mobile unit belonging to
the armed forces of the Union, a
railway running shed or a hotel,
restaurant or eating place.
MANUFACTURING PROCESS
• It is under section 2 (k).
• Making, altering, repairing, finishing,
packaging, oiling, washing, cleaning, breaking
up, demolishing or otherwise treating or
adopting any article or substance with a view
to its use, sale, transport, delivery or disposal.
• Pumping oil, water, sewage or any other
substance.
• Generating, transforming or transmitting power
• Composing types for printing, printing by letter press,
lithography (process of printing from a metal) taking
photography and other similar process or book binding.
• Constructing, reconstructing, repairing, refitting, finishing or
breaking up ships or vessels. (a kind of boat)
• Preserving or storing any article in cold storage.
LICENSING & REGISTRATION OF FACTORIES
UNDER SECTION 6
• The Sate Govt. may make rules regarding the
submission of plans and approval, licensing and
registration of factories.
• The site chosen to locate the factory must have
the previous permission in writing of the Chief
Inspector of factories.
• Such permission will be granted to applicant
unless he had duly complied with the directions of
the govt.
• Every application must be duly accompanied with
a certified plan, showing all the details together
with the challan representing the fees payable for
such registration, licensing or renewal of license.
• On the refusal of the State govt. to grant
permission, the aggrieved applicant can prefer an
appeal within the 30 days from the date of
refusal.
• Under section 7, the occupier must give 15 days
notice to the State govt. or chief inspector of
factories before he begin to the occupy or use any
premises as factory.
• Such notice should contain the following
a. The name and situation of the factory.
b. The name and address of the occupier.
c. The name and address of the owner of the premises
or building.
d. The address to which communication relating to the
factory may be sent.
e. The nature of the manufacturing process to be
carried on in the factory during the next months.
f. The total rated horse power installed in the factory.
g. The name of the manager of the factory for
the purpose of this act.
h. The no. of workers likely to be employed in
the factory.
i. Such other particulars as may be prescribed.
HEALTH SAFETY AND WELFARE MEASURE
• Cleanliness (sec 11) House keeping is the modern term used
for keeping the factory premises clean and tidy. (well ok)
• Disposal of wastes and effluents (sec 2) Wastes and effluents
are be disposal of in order to maintain the hygiene inside the
factory. However, such wastes cannot be let out without
treatment .
• Ventilation and Temperature (sec 13) Ventilation and air
circulation ensure normal health to the workmen. In order to
maintain ventilation and fresh air circulation, temperature in
the working place should be secured.
• Dust and Fumes (sec 14) Effective measures have to be
adopted in order to prevent the workers inhaling dusts,
fumes and other impurities that are present (which
cannot be seen through naked eye) in the air. Water
used in these plants must constantly be changed and it
must be pure. Otherwise it will give room for water
borne diseases among worker.
• Overcrowding (sec 16) Every worker requires at least
350 cubic feet (now after the commencement of the Act,
500 cubic feet) for the purpose of enabling him to work
with ease and comfort ensuring mobility.
• Lighting (sec 17) Too much light throws glare (Shining)
on normal vision. Diffused light does not help to promote
proper vision. Hence the required light with minimum
power must be provided.
• Drinking water (sec 18) Potable, (drinkable) pure or
wholesome (good health) drinking water shall be
made available to workmen at convenient point, A
notice board must be displayed indicating availability
of such facility.
• Latrines and Urinals (sec 19) For a human being, two
places are very important and both of them have to
dept clean and tidy. They are
a. Latrines and urinals
b. Places where people rest and relax.
c. Sweepers shall be employed whose primary duty is
to keep the latrines and urinals clean and washing
places tidy
• Spittoons (sec 20) Spittoons are nothing but pots
that are specially provided for, into which, the
workers have to spit. Workers cannot spit, as they
like, as that would spoil the cleanliness and hygiene
of the factory.
• Safety (sec 21 to 40) Safety is prior to security.
According to this concept, the present Factories Act
several safety measures as sound.
• Employment of Young persons on Dangerous
machines (sec 23) Where complex machinery is
functioning in a factory, it becomes very essential to
stop any machinery either by striking a gear or for
cutting off power.
• Fencing o Machinery (sec 21) In every factory the
following namely.
a. Every moving part of a prime mover, and every fly-
wheel connected to a prime mover, whether the
prime mover or fly-wheel is in the engine house or
not;
b. The headrace and tailrace of every water wheel and
water-turbine
c. Any part of a stock-bar, which projects beyond the
headstock of a lathe
d. Every part of an electric generator, a motor or rotary
converter;
e. Every part of transmission machinery;
• Work on near Machinery in motion (sec 22) Such of
these part of machine that are in motion may have to
be constantly examined in order to ensure that there is
no friction.
• Self-acting Machines(sec25) In a factory traversing part
of self-acting machine together with a material carried
on by it could be allowed to run over a space which any
person is liable to pass.
• Casing of new machinery (sec 26) Power driven
machinery, revolving shaft, spindle wheel and pinion
should be properly encased; covered and guarded
effectively. Spur wheel, helical wheel, fly wheel, friction
gear not requiring adjustments which are in constant
motion should be safely encased
• Prohibition of Employment of Women and Children
near Cotton openers (sec 27) Women and children
are generally prohibited in being employed in
pressing cotton in which a cotton opener as at work.
• Hoists (Lift Up) and Lifts (sec 28) In a factory where
hoists and lifts are in use, their construction must
have been done out of quality materials with
adequate strength to withstand the strain of weight.
Such lifts should be fitted with gates and enclosures.
• Revolving Machinery (sec 30) In the case of use of
revolving or grinding machines, it is necessary that
the optimum speed should be indicated for the safe
working of the machine.
• Hazardous Processes (sec 41-A-41-H) Hazardous processes has
become an important subject after the Bhopal gas tragedy.
Precautionary measures and for handling situation involving
hazardous processes have been highlighted.
• Welfare of Workers (sec 42 to 48) The present Factory Act has
provided several measures under Chapter 5th for welfare of the
Workers under section 12 to 48, dealing with washing facilities,
facilities for storing and dressing, facilities for sitting, First-aid
appliances, canteen, shelter, rest rooms, launch rooms and
crèches (baby room).
• Washing facilities (sec 42) Suitable and adequate washing
facilities, as prescribed by the State govt. have to be provided
separately and exclusively for male and female workers. These
places should be accessible.
• Facility for storing and drying clothes (sec 43) Suitable places must
be provided by the occupier to enable the workers to keep their
clothes safe so that there is no risk of theft in that place
• Sitting facilities (sec 44) Arrangement shall be made for workers to
sit and take rest where their work involves a standing posture.
• First Aid Appliances (sec 45) The term first aid itself signifies
immediate medical help required by the affected parties. First aid
boxes containing essential medicines, including cotton must be
provided for every dept. with not less than 150 workers.
• Canteen (sec 46) Factories employing 250 or more workers shall
provide one or more canteens as per the rules of the State govt. A
managing committee consisting of representatives of employees
and employers should manage such canteens.

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Subject presentation on factory act

  • 1. SUBJECT PRESENTATION ON FACTORY ACT PRESENTED BY MOHD AFFAN ALI MBA 2ND YEAR
  • 2. FACTORY ACT 1948 • According to this act safety, welfare and health of laborers is utmost importance within the industry. • The act applies to all industries in India- including those Jammu and Kashmir.
  • 3. MAJOR OBJECTIVES • Protect laborers from long hours of work. • Maintain healthy and sanitary condition in the workplace. • Maintain safety of workers. • Maintain industrial machines operated by people so as to avoid unnecessary accidents. • Have industrial inspectors regularly visit. industrial sites to oversee health and safety regulations.
  • 4. MEANING OF FACTORY • Any premises including precincts (area). • Where ten or more persons are engaged in manufacturing process with the aid of power. • Twenty or more persons are engaged in manufacturing process without aid of power.
  • 5. Factory does not include a mine as it is covered by Indian Mines Act, 1952 or a mobile unit belonging to the armed forces of the Union, a railway running shed or a hotel, restaurant or eating place.
  • 6. MANUFACTURING PROCESS • It is under section 2 (k). • Making, altering, repairing, finishing, packaging, oiling, washing, cleaning, breaking up, demolishing or otherwise treating or adopting any article or substance with a view to its use, sale, transport, delivery or disposal. • Pumping oil, water, sewage or any other substance.
  • 7. • Generating, transforming or transmitting power • Composing types for printing, printing by letter press, lithography (process of printing from a metal) taking photography and other similar process or book binding. • Constructing, reconstructing, repairing, refitting, finishing or breaking up ships or vessels. (a kind of boat) • Preserving or storing any article in cold storage.
  • 8. LICENSING & REGISTRATION OF FACTORIES UNDER SECTION 6 • The Sate Govt. may make rules regarding the submission of plans and approval, licensing and registration of factories. • The site chosen to locate the factory must have the previous permission in writing of the Chief Inspector of factories. • Such permission will be granted to applicant unless he had duly complied with the directions of the govt.
  • 9. • Every application must be duly accompanied with a certified plan, showing all the details together with the challan representing the fees payable for such registration, licensing or renewal of license. • On the refusal of the State govt. to grant permission, the aggrieved applicant can prefer an appeal within the 30 days from the date of refusal. • Under section 7, the occupier must give 15 days notice to the State govt. or chief inspector of factories before he begin to the occupy or use any premises as factory.
  • 10. • Such notice should contain the following a. The name and situation of the factory. b. The name and address of the occupier. c. The name and address of the owner of the premises or building. d. The address to which communication relating to the factory may be sent. e. The nature of the manufacturing process to be carried on in the factory during the next months. f. The total rated horse power installed in the factory.
  • 11. g. The name of the manager of the factory for the purpose of this act. h. The no. of workers likely to be employed in the factory. i. Such other particulars as may be prescribed.
  • 12. HEALTH SAFETY AND WELFARE MEASURE • Cleanliness (sec 11) House keeping is the modern term used for keeping the factory premises clean and tidy. (well ok) • Disposal of wastes and effluents (sec 2) Wastes and effluents are be disposal of in order to maintain the hygiene inside the factory. However, such wastes cannot be let out without treatment . • Ventilation and Temperature (sec 13) Ventilation and air circulation ensure normal health to the workmen. In order to maintain ventilation and fresh air circulation, temperature in the working place should be secured.
  • 13. • Dust and Fumes (sec 14) Effective measures have to be adopted in order to prevent the workers inhaling dusts, fumes and other impurities that are present (which cannot be seen through naked eye) in the air. Water used in these plants must constantly be changed and it must be pure. Otherwise it will give room for water borne diseases among worker. • Overcrowding (sec 16) Every worker requires at least 350 cubic feet (now after the commencement of the Act, 500 cubic feet) for the purpose of enabling him to work with ease and comfort ensuring mobility. • Lighting (sec 17) Too much light throws glare (Shining) on normal vision. Diffused light does not help to promote proper vision. Hence the required light with minimum power must be provided.
  • 14. • Drinking water (sec 18) Potable, (drinkable) pure or wholesome (good health) drinking water shall be made available to workmen at convenient point, A notice board must be displayed indicating availability of such facility. • Latrines and Urinals (sec 19) For a human being, two places are very important and both of them have to dept clean and tidy. They are a. Latrines and urinals b. Places where people rest and relax. c. Sweepers shall be employed whose primary duty is to keep the latrines and urinals clean and washing places tidy
  • 15. • Spittoons (sec 20) Spittoons are nothing but pots that are specially provided for, into which, the workers have to spit. Workers cannot spit, as they like, as that would spoil the cleanliness and hygiene of the factory. • Safety (sec 21 to 40) Safety is prior to security. According to this concept, the present Factories Act several safety measures as sound. • Employment of Young persons on Dangerous machines (sec 23) Where complex machinery is functioning in a factory, it becomes very essential to stop any machinery either by striking a gear or for cutting off power.
  • 16. • Fencing o Machinery (sec 21) In every factory the following namely. a. Every moving part of a prime mover, and every fly- wheel connected to a prime mover, whether the prime mover or fly-wheel is in the engine house or not; b. The headrace and tailrace of every water wheel and water-turbine c. Any part of a stock-bar, which projects beyond the headstock of a lathe d. Every part of an electric generator, a motor or rotary converter; e. Every part of transmission machinery;
  • 17. • Work on near Machinery in motion (sec 22) Such of these part of machine that are in motion may have to be constantly examined in order to ensure that there is no friction. • Self-acting Machines(sec25) In a factory traversing part of self-acting machine together with a material carried on by it could be allowed to run over a space which any person is liable to pass. • Casing of new machinery (sec 26) Power driven machinery, revolving shaft, spindle wheel and pinion should be properly encased; covered and guarded effectively. Spur wheel, helical wheel, fly wheel, friction gear not requiring adjustments which are in constant motion should be safely encased
  • 18. • Prohibition of Employment of Women and Children near Cotton openers (sec 27) Women and children are generally prohibited in being employed in pressing cotton in which a cotton opener as at work. • Hoists (Lift Up) and Lifts (sec 28) In a factory where hoists and lifts are in use, their construction must have been done out of quality materials with adequate strength to withstand the strain of weight. Such lifts should be fitted with gates and enclosures. • Revolving Machinery (sec 30) In the case of use of revolving or grinding machines, it is necessary that the optimum speed should be indicated for the safe working of the machine.
  • 19. • Hazardous Processes (sec 41-A-41-H) Hazardous processes has become an important subject after the Bhopal gas tragedy. Precautionary measures and for handling situation involving hazardous processes have been highlighted. • Welfare of Workers (sec 42 to 48) The present Factory Act has provided several measures under Chapter 5th for welfare of the Workers under section 12 to 48, dealing with washing facilities, facilities for storing and dressing, facilities for sitting, First-aid appliances, canteen, shelter, rest rooms, launch rooms and crèches (baby room). • Washing facilities (sec 42) Suitable and adequate washing facilities, as prescribed by the State govt. have to be provided separately and exclusively for male and female workers. These places should be accessible.
  • 20. • Facility for storing and drying clothes (sec 43) Suitable places must be provided by the occupier to enable the workers to keep their clothes safe so that there is no risk of theft in that place • Sitting facilities (sec 44) Arrangement shall be made for workers to sit and take rest where their work involves a standing posture. • First Aid Appliances (sec 45) The term first aid itself signifies immediate medical help required by the affected parties. First aid boxes containing essential medicines, including cotton must be provided for every dept. with not less than 150 workers. • Canteen (sec 46) Factories employing 250 or more workers shall provide one or more canteens as per the rules of the State govt. A managing committee consisting of representatives of employees and employers should manage such canteens.