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Hi...Would you please provide me the guidance regarding basic qualification of the person who conduct a safety audit under the Factories Act.....
Hi,
Pls refer the extract below from Factories act - For your info Pls.

“Safety Auditor” means a person recognized by a committee
constituted by State Government as per rule 5 to carry out safety audit in
accordance with these rules and include the safety.

The State Government may recognize any person possessing the
qualifications, experience and other requirements as set out in the Schedule I
hereto as a Safety Auditor for the purpose of carrying out Safety Audit as
provided by these rules:

SCHEDULE I
(See rule 5)
The applicant, for being recognized as Safety Auditor, shall possess the
following qualifications and experience, etc.:-
1. Academic Qualification and Experience.- The applicant shall hold, -
(i) degree in branch of Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical or Production
Engineering and having five years’ experience in manufacturing, maintenance,
design, project or safety department in the supervisory or above capacity in
factories; or
(ii) diploma in branch of Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical or Production branch
Engineering and having seven years’ experience in manufacturing,
maintenance, design, project or safety department in the supervisory or above
capacity in factories; or
(iii) degree of Bachelor of Science with Physics and/or Chemistry and having ten
years’ experience in, manufacturing or safety Department of any factory in the
supervisory or above capacity in factories,
and
one year full time Diploma in Industrial Safety recognized by the Board of
Technical Education or All India Council of Technical Education or
recognized University; or
(iv) degree or diploma in any branch of Engineering and having fifteen years of
experience in Factory Inspectorate or Directorate of Industrial Safety and
Health or fifteen years of experience in the Director General Factory Advisory
Services and Labour Institute or Regional Labour Institute or National Safety
Council in the capacity of Assistant Director or above.
2. The applicant shall not be directly or indirectly interested in the factory or in
any process or business carried on therein or in any patent or machine
connected therewith, in respect of which the safety audit is to be conducted.
3. If the age of applicant is more than 62 years, he shall submit a certificate of
physical fitness for carrying out safety audit of factories issued by civil
surgeon or certifying surgeon alongwith the application for recognition or
renewal of recognition.

Dear Sir,
Can any one suggest, why a the third safety audit is required as per factory act 1948 and in which clause it is mentioned !!!
Regards / VISHNU

Dear Sir,
Can any one suggest, why a third party safety audit is required as per factory act 1948 and in which clause it is mentioned !!!
Regards / VISHNU

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