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Compliance list (factory act)


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Compliance list (factory act)

  1. 1. Compliance list Factories Act, 1948 Scope and coverage Regulates working condition in factories. Basic minimum requirements for ensuring safety, health and welfare of workers. Applicable to all workers. Applicable to all factories using power and employing 10 or more workers, and if not using power, employing 20 or more workers on any day of the preceding 12 months. Main provisions Compulsory approval, licensing and registration of factories. Health measures. Safety measures. Welfare measures. Working hours. Employment of women and young persons. Annual leave provision. Accident and occupational diseases. Dangerous operations. Penalties. Obligations and rights of employees. When to consult and refer Registration & Renewal of Factories To be granted by Chief Inspector of Factories on submission of prescribed form, fee and plan. Sec. 6 On starting a factory. Throughout the life of the factory. OFFENCE For contravention of the Provisions of the Act or Rules On Continuation of contravention On contravention of Chapter IV pertaining to safety or dangerous operations. Subsequent contravention of some provisions Obstructing Inspectors Wrongful disclosing result pertaining to results of analysis. For contravention of the provisions of Sec.41B, 41C and 41H pertaining to compulsory disclosure of information by occupier, specific responsibility of occupier or right of workers to work imminent danger. Presented By: - CS Shalu Saraf PENALTIES Sec.92 to Imprisonment upto 2 years or fine upto Rs.1,00,000 or both Rs.1000 per day Not less than Rs.25000 in case of death. Not less than Rs.5000 in case of serious injuries. Imprisonment upto 3 years or fine not less than Rs.10,000 which may extend to Rs.2,00,000. Imprisonment upto 6 months or fine upto Rs.10,000 or both. Imprisonment upto 6 months or fine upto Rs.10,000 or both. Imprisonment upto 7 years with fine upto Rs.2,00,000 and on continuation fine @ Rs.5,000 per day. Imprisonment of 10 years when contravention continues for one year.
  2. 2. Working Hours, Spread Over & Overtime of Adults Weekly hours not more than 48. Daily hours, not more than 9 hours. Annual Leave with Wages Intervals for rest at least ½ hour on working for 5 hours. A worker having worked for 240 days @ one day for every 20 days and for a child one day for working of 15 days. Spread over not more than 10½ hours. Overlapping shifts prohibited. Extra wages for overtime double than normal rate of wages. Accumulation of leave for 30 days. Employment of Young Persons Restrictions on employment of women before 6AM and beyond 7 PM. Secs. 51, 54 to 56, 59 & 60 Prohibition of employment of young children e.g. 14 years. Non-adult workers to carry tokens e.g. certificate of fitnekss. Working hours for children not more than 4 ½ hrs. and not permitted to work during night shift. Secs. 51, 54 to 56, 59 & 60 Safety Measures Facing of machinery Work on near machinery in motion. Employment prohibition of young persons dangerous machines. Striking gear and devices for cutting off power. on Secs. 79 Welfare Measures Washing facilities Facilities for storing and drying clothing Facilities for sitting First-aid appliances – one first aid box not less than one for every 150 workers. Canteens when there are 250 or more workers. Shelters, rest rooms and lunch rooms when there are 150 or more workers. Creches when there are 30 or more women workers. Welfare office when there are 500 or more workers. Month Date Which Compliance? In which Form? Whom / where to send? January 15 Annual Returns Form 23 as prescribed in State Rules Chief Inspector/Director or other competent authority of the area July 15 Half yearly Return Form 24 prescribed in the Act/Rules Concerned Director/ Inspector November 30 List of holidays for next year No form prescribed Intimation to Director/Chief Inspector of Factories Presented By: - CS Shalu Saraf
  3. 3. Form Register 16 notice of periods of work for adults register of adult workers 17 18 19 notice of periods of work for children register of child workers 27 Notice of certain diseases Not specified Certificates of fitness Office Address:Chief Inspector of Factories & Boilers Factories & Boilers Inspection Department Govt. of Rajasthan 6-c Jhalana Institutional Area Behind Commerce College JLN Marg, Jaipur, Rajasthan Phone No: 0141-2709659, 2709616 Mobile No. - 9414441852 TeleFax: 0141-2709659 E-mail: Website: Presented By: - CS Shalu Saraf