Hi All, I want to know how this Legal Requirement came into existence for OHS. What are the principles and why it is needed? Anyone having any ideas and documents , please may post here.
From India, undefined

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From India, Faridabad
Kritarth Consulting

In the wake of Industrialization, few Employers would have noticed some of their "Factory-Hands" were not available because they appeared Sick, Diabled, Absent longer,frequet & recurring Gaps and once alerted came to realize that such Absences from regular Work/Duty was due to Occupation-related specific affliction, disease, attributable to the Raw Materials or and Production Processes these Workers were intercating with, a Classic Case instantaneously comes to mind was "Asbestos-related", I recall some Canteen Workers suffereing Hand/Palms related afflictions and my Pioneer Employer instantly scheduling Annual Compulsory Medical Check-Ups followed by intense Treatment and many PreCautions.

Post -Independence the Factory Act 48 was Promulgated with 4 Planks namely Safety, Health, Work Hours and Welfare of all Workers as the Min for Refistering & Running Indutrial Establishments. Later, Environment Protection & Care was seeparately legislated upon.

Post Covid 19, New Norms in Workers Saftey with Security, Healthcare, Productive Work Waysare bound t Unfold and Embraced

Harsh K Sharan, Kritartth Team of HR Management Caretakers,


From India, Delhi
Kesava Pillai

I am sure you may not get an answer to your question "how this Legal Requirement came into existence for OHS" so easily for Safety professionals are not usually taught about this issue.
Your question prompted me to make a video and publish it on YouTube, titled "Industrial Safety Too has a History" for the benefit of all the youngsters coming to the profession.
Please see it , you will get your answer.
Kesava Pillai

From India, Kollam

@Kesava Pillai - Great to go through your YouTube Video. Thanks for sharing. Really appreciate.
From India
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