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FACTORY INSPECTORATE

DANGEROUS MANUFACTURING PROCESS OR OPERATIONS (PRESCRIBED U/S 87 OF THE FACTORIES ACT, 1948 READ WITH RULE 105 OF THE PUDUCHERRY FACTORIES RULES, 1964)  

 
  1. Manufacture of aerated water and process incidental there to.

  2. Electrolytic plating or oxidation of metal article by use of an electrolyte containing chromic acid or other chromium compounds.

  3. Manufacture and repair of electric accumulators.

  4. Glass manufacture.

  5. Grinding or glazing of metals and processes incidental thereto.

  6. Manufacture and treatment of lead and certain compounds of lead.

  7. Generation of Gas from dangerous petroleum.

  8. Cleaning or smoothing, roughening etc., of articles, by a jet of sand, metal shot, or grit or other abrasive propelled by blast of compressed air or steam.

  9. Liming and tanning of rawhides and skins and process incidental thereto.

  10. Cellulose spraying.

  11. Graphite powdering and processes incidental thereto.

  12. Certain lead process carried on in printing presses and type foundries.

  13. Cashewnut processing.

  14. Dyeing, stenciling and painting of mats, mattings and carpets in coir and fibre factories.

  15. Handling and manipulation of corrosive substances.

  16. Pottery and ceramic industry.

  17. Handling and processing of asbestos, manufacture of any article of asbestos and other process of manufacture or otherwise in which asbestosis used in any form.

  18. Chemical Works.

  19. Manufacture or manipulation of carcinogenic dyes intermediates.

  20. Process of extracting oils and fats from vegetable and animal sources in solvent extraction plants.

  21. Manufacture or manipulation of benzene.

  22. Carbon disulfide Plant.

  23. Manipulation of stone or any other material containing free silica.

  24. Highly flammable liquids and flammable compressed gases.

  25. Manufacture or manipulation of dangerous pesticides.

  26. Operations in foundries.

  27. Operations involving high noise levels.

  28. Manufacture or manipulation of manganese and its compounds.

It is mandatory that workers engaged in certain type of dangerous operations are to be examined by a certifying surgeon once before his appointment and

subsequently periodically over a period of time, so that a case history of the person can be constructed and the occupier has to maintain a Health Register in Form 16A.  

The Medical Inspector of Factories, an inspector of this organization has been notified as the certifying surgeon.  

Provisions has been made in the rules, so that if any worker is affected, health-wise, due to the nature of job, he is involved the certifying surgeon may direct the occupier to remove the worker from the particular process and give an alternate employment.


 
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