State of Karnataka There should be a weekly holiday.
To provide arrangements in the factory for ensuring safety and absence of risk to health in connection with the use, handling, storage and transport of articles and substances To provide such information, instruction, training and supervision as are necessary to ensure the health and safety of all workers at work.
Therefore, the Factories Act, consolidating and amending the law relating to labour in factories, was passed by the Constituent Assembly on August 28, It is, however necessary that the workers and their representatives make themselves aware of the various provisions of the Act and safeguard their interests on their own and force the defaulting employer to be conscious of his legal obligations.
Penalty for obstructing inspector.
However, the total number of hours of overtime must not exceed 50 hours for a quarter. Besides mines, the new Act also excludes railway running sheds from the definition of Factories.
Section G The occupier shall, in every factory where a hazardous process takes place, or where hazardous substances are used or handled, set up a Safety Committee consisting of equal number of representatives of workers and management to promote co-operation between the workers and the management in maintaining proper safety and health at work and to review periodically the measures taken in that behalf.
Various factories carry out processes, which call for the disposal of effluents the responsibility of which has been meted out to the State Governments. State Government is obliged to see that all the factories are registered and take a licensing for working, which should be periodically renewed.
General penalty for offences. Facilities for sitting and Canteens. The aim and object of the Act is essentially to safeguard the interests of workers, stop their exploitation and take care of their safety, hygiene and welfare at their places of work.