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Name: Factories Ordinance (Sections 35-66) (consolidation).
Country: Sri Lanka
Subject(s): Occupational safety and health
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 2001
Entry into force:
Published on: Official Gazette, 2001-07, Vol. 52, No. 3, pp. 34-58 (DOC.NORMES)
ISN: LKA-2001-R-61355
Bibliography: Official Gazette, 2001-07, Vol. 52, No. 3, pp. 34-58 (DOC.NORMES)
Abstract/Citation: Contains provisions regarding health and safety of factory workers. Deals, inter alia, with steam receivers and steam containers, air receivers, gas receivers, means of escape in case of fire, supply of drinking water, washing facilities, accomodation for clothing, facilities for resting for female workers, first aid, removal of dust and fumes, meals in certain dangerous trades, protection of eyes, shuttle threading by mouth suction, prohibition of use of white phosphorus in manufacture of matches, underground rooms, laundries, lifting excess weights, prevention of noise, precautions to be taken in factories where electricity is generated, notification of accidents, notification of industrial diseases, and investigation into case of death by accident or industrial disease.
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