Amenities to be provided
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Amenities as specified in the Act and Rules to be provided and safety measures taken.
If in, or in respect of, any factory there is any contravention of any of the provisions of this Act or of any rules made thereunder or of any order in writing given thereunder, the occupier and manager of the factory shall each be guilty of an offence and punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years or with fine which may extend to one lakh rupees or with both and if the contravention is continued after conviction, with a further fine which may extend to one thousand rupees for each day on which the contravention is so continued:
PROVIDED that where contravention of any of the provisions of Chapter IV or any rule made thereunder or under section 87 has resulted in an accident causing death or serious bodily injury, the fine shall not be less than twenty-five thousand rupees in the case of an accident causing death, and five thousand rupees in the case of an accident causing serious bodily injury.
Application Guidelines / Responsible Persons / Comments
Some of the provisions relating to the Labour Welfare as mentioned in the Factories Act, 1948 are: (1) Washing Facilities (2) Facilities for storing and drying clothing (3) Facilities for sitting (4) First aid appliances (5) Canteens (6) Shelters, rest rooms and lunch rooms (7) Creches and (8) Welfare officers