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. THE FACTORIES ACT [Act No. 63 of 1948] As amended by the Factories (Amendment) Act, 1987]      .
. CHAPTER IV, Safety .

23. Employed of young persons on dangerous machines

(1) No young person 56[shall be required or allowed to work] at any machine to which this section applies, unless he has been fully instructed as to the dangers arising in connection with the machine and the precautions to be observed, and-

  1. has received sufficient training in work at the machine, or
  2. is under adequate supervision by a person who has a thorough knowledge and experience of the machine

(2) Sub-section (1) shall apply to such machines as may be prescribed by the State Government, being machines which in its opinion are of such a dangerous character that young persons ought not to work at them unless the forgoing requirements are complied with.


56. Subs. by Act 20 of 1987



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