rolibullu Started The Discussion:
Hi!!! Can anyone please give me the "ABSTRACT" to be displayed under The Factories Act Ranjeeta
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Thanks a lot. It indeed was useful. I also searched on site for the format of abstract which is attached. It is very lengthy. I’m looking for crisp format. Ranjeeta
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Dear Ranjeeta,


Factories Act, 1948:

Applicability of the Act
Any premises whereon 10 or more persons with the aid of power or 20 or more workers are/were without aid of power working on any dayd preceding 12 months, wherein Manufactur-ing process is being carried on.

Employer to ensure health of workers pertaining to Cleanliness Disposal of wastes and effluents
Ventilation and temperature dust and fume
Overcrowding Artificial humidification Lighting
Drinking water Spittons.

Safety Measures

Facing of machinery
Work on near machinery in motion.
Employment prohibition of young persons on dangerous machines.
Striking gear and devices for cutting off power.

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.

Employment of Young Persons

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 hrs. and not permitted to work during night shift.

Working Hours, Spread Over & Overtime of Adults

Weekly hours not more than 48.
Daily hours, not more than 9 hours.
Intervals for rest at least hour on working for 5 hours.
Spreadover not more than 10 hours.
Overlapping shifts prohibited.
Extra wages for overtime double than normal rate of wages.
Restrictions on employment of women before 6AM and beyond 7 PM.

For contravention of the Provisions of the Act or Rules Imprisonment upto 2 years or fine upto Rs.1,00,000 or both
On Continuation of contravention Rs.1000 per day
On contravention of Chapter IV pertaining to safety or dangerous operations. Not less than Rs.25000 in case of death. Not less than Rs.5000 in case of serious injuries.
Subsequent contravention of some provisions Imprisonment upto 3 years or fine not less than Rs.10,000 which may extend to Rs.2,00,000.
Obstructing Inspectors Imprisonment upto 6 months or fine upto Rs.10,000 or both.
Wrongful disclosing result pertaining to results of analysis. Imprisonment upto 6 months or fine upto Rs.10,000 or both.
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. 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.

Hope this clarifies.


John N
HI.. am doing my MBA final year... my project topic is "A study on analysis of statutory and non statutory benefits in ICF" ......... can u suggest me how to set the objectives............. pls:)
Dear Friends,

Pl provide from where i could get the abstracts of the Factories Act in Kannadda Language - to be posted on the factory notice board........ Pl also email to .
Thanks All
Please do guide me while preparing of a notice of an abstract of the Factories Act, 1948 to be displayed in a Factory? Regards, Bikash
Dear Bikash,

Printed abstracts of the Factories Act & Rules are readily available at city Book-sellers who are keeping record & registers of Factories Act.

With Regards,
Sr. Associate (LL & IR)
Skylark Associates, Gurgaon (Haryana)
(Labour Law Consultants)
(M) 09810405361 (O) 0124-4264449


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