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Name: Factories Ordinance (No. 45 of 1942)(Cap. 128).
Country: Sri Lanka
Subject(s): Occupational safety and health
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1950-01-01
Entry into force:
Published on: Internet: International Occupational Safety and Health Information Centre (ILO) / ASIA-OSH, 28 p. (DOC.NORMES)
ISN: LKA-1950-R-47666
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=47666&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Internet: International Occupational Safety and Health Information Centre (ILO) / ASIA-OSH, 28 p. (DOC.NORMES)
Labour Code of Sri Lanka, 2004, Labour Legislation (in force on 31 December 2002), Ministry of Employment and Labour, Colombo, Sri Lanka, pp. 133-198 (DOC.NORMES)
Labour Code of Sri Lanka - Consolidated and Updated to 31st December 2009, 2010, Ministry of Labour Relations and Productivity Promotion, Sri Lanka, pp. 267-370 (DOC.NORMES)
Department of Labour Department of Labour http://www.labourdept.gov.lk, Sri Lanka PDF of Act as amended to Act No. 19 of 2002 PDF of Act as amended to Act No. 19 of 2002 (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2011-02-28)
Abstract/Citation: Part I covers the registration and licensing of factory buildings. Part II provides for health in factories, covering such matters as overcrowding, ventilation, and lighting. In occupations which have a high incidence of injury or disease, health surveillance may be required. Part III governs safe use of machinery, boilers, and vessels, and prohibits young workers and women workers from performing certain operations.
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