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Michael Lawrence
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Hello friends, Can anyone please tell me the norms of Indian factory act 1948 and oshas in brief? This question was asked in my interview.
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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 Spittoons.

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.

• Self-acting machines.

• Casing of new machinery.

• Prohibition of employment of women and children near cotton-openers.

• Hoists and lifts.

• Lifting Machines, Chains, Ropes and Lifting tackles

• Revolving Machinery

• Pressure Plant

• Floors, Stairs and Means of Access

• Pits, Sumps, Openings in Floors, Etc.

• Excessive Weights

• Protection of Eyes

• Precautions against dangerous fumes, gases, etc.

• Precautions Regarding the use of portable electric light

• Explosive or Inflammable Dust, Gas, Etc.

• Precautions in case of fire

• Maintenance of Buildings

• Workers' Participation in Safety Management

• Right of workers to warn about imminent danger

• First-aid appliances – one first aid box not less than one for every 150 workers.

IS 18001



Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment & Risk Control, Aspect Identification and Impact Evaluation

Legal and Other Requirements


Environment Health & Safety Management Programs

Implementation and Operation

Structure and responsibility

Training, Awareness and Competence

Consultation and Communication


Document and data control

Operation Controls

Emergency Preparedness and Response

Checking and Corrective Action

Performance Measurement and Monitoring

Accidents, Incidents, nonconformance and Corrective and preventive actions

Records and Record Management


Management Review
INDIAN FACTORY ACT 1948, OHSAS and IS18001 are different. Factory Act and OHSAS may contain some common points
in OHSAS 18001there are many clauses regarding environment. most points comes from the factories act. if you are trying to getting the certy. then prepare identification material as per factories act various section vise. we also applied for. if any further information please pass.
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