Andhra Pradesh Government prescribers an obligation on the occupiers and managers of factories towards safety of the workers due to accidents in confined spaces
Contents News/Article Date:7th July 2023
Relating to which Act: The Factories Act, 1948; The Andhra Pradesh Factories Rules 1980
Penalty under the Act: Section 96A of the Factories Act, 1948 defines the penalty for the contravention of certain provisions, such as Sections 41B, 41C, and 41H. Anyone who disobeys or violates any of the rules or the provisions of Sections 41B, 41C, or 41H will be sentenced to 7 years in prison and a fine of Rs. 2,00,000.
Applicable to which State: Andhra Pradesh
Type: The Andhra Pradesh Gazette Notification No. 766 dated 7th July 2023 issued by Secretary to Government
Pertains to: Labour Factories Boilers and Insurance Medical Services Department – occupiers, managers and factory workers in Andhra Pradesh
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And in the current instance
Industrial accidents –non-compliance with provisions under the factories act and rules with respect to “work in confined space” resulting in accidents in certain factories – standard operating procedure (sop) with operational guidelines and instructions for ease of compliance
Subject: Andhra Pradesh Government prescribers an obligation on the occupiers and managers of factories towards the safety of the workers due to accidents in confined spaces
Attached is the notification