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Name: Factories Act [No. 2 of 1966] (Cap. 441).
Country: Zambia
Subject(s): Occupational safety and health
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1966
Entry into force:
ISN: ZMB-1966-L-65341
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=65341&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Zambia Legal Information Institute (ZambiaLII) PDF of Act as consolidated to Act No. 13 of 1994 PDF of Act as consolidated to Act No. 13 of 1994 (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2014-01-16)
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Zambia Laws PDF of Act as consolidated to Act No. 13 of 1994 with Subsidary Regulations PDF of Act as consolidated to Act No. 13 of 1994 with Subsidary Regulations (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2014-01-16)
Abstract/Citation: Part I: Preliminary (definitions and interpretation). Part II: Administration (appointment and powers of inspectors, duty to assist them, etc.). Part III: Registration of Factories. Part IV: Appeals. Part V: Health: General Provisions (cleanliness, overcrowding, ventilation, lighting, sanitary conveniences, medical supervision). Part VI: Safety: General Provisions (prime movers, transmission and other machinery, fencing, dangerous substances, safety training, prevention of explosion and fire, safety arrangements, etc.). Part VII: Safety: Lifting Machinery. Part VIII: Safety: Steam Boilers, etc. Part IX: Welfare: General Provisions (drinking water, washing facilities, change rooms, first aid, etc.). Part X: Health, Safety and Welfare: Special Provisions (prevention of inhalation of dust or fumes, protective equipment, powers of inspectors, etc.). Part XI: Notification and Investigation of Accidents, Dangerous Occurences and Industrial Diseases. Part XII: Special Applications and Extensions (tenement factories, building operations, mines, etc.). Part XIII: Miscellaneous (periodical return of persons employed, registers and records, prohibition of deductions from wages). Part IV: Offences, Penalties and Legal Proceedings. Part XV: General (penalties and regulations). Schedule I: Dangerous Occurences. Schedule II: Industrial Diseases.
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