Factory Act Compliance

The Factory Act is a law that governs the working conditions in factories in India. It sets out various rules and regulations that employers must follow to ensure the health, safety, and welfare of workers in factories. Compliance with the Factory Act is important to protect the rights of workers and ensure their well-being.

Some key provisions of the Factory Act include:

1. Registration of factories with the government authorities
2. Maintenance of cleanliness and hygiene in the workplace
3. Provision of adequate ventilation, lighting, and temperature control
4. Proper maintenance of machinery and equipment
5. Provision of safe drinking water and toilet facilities for workers
6. Regular medical check-ups for workers
7. Limitation of working hours and overtime, with mandatory rest periods
8. Provision of safety measures such as fire extinguishers, emergency exits, and first aid kits
9. Protection of workers against hazardous substances and dangerous machinery

To ensure compliance with the Factory Act, employers must follow all the provisions mentioned in the act and adhere to the standards set forth by the law. Employers may face penalties and fines for non-compliance with the act. Therefore, it is essential for employers to familiarize themselves with the act and take the necessary steps to ensure compliance.