Dangerous Machines (Regulation) Act

Duties and Responsibilities of the manufacturer or dealer of a Dangerous Machine


Section 17: Liability of the manufacturer for reimbursement

Whenever any person operating a dangerous machine suffers death or dismemberment of any limb or any other bodily injury-
(i) by reason of any manufacturing defect in the machine whereby such death, dismemberment or injury was caused, or
(ii) by reason of the omission of the manufacturer to comply with the provisions of this Act and the rules and orders made thereunder,
such manufacturer shall be liable to reimburse the person by whom compensation had to be paid under this Act to the members of the family of the person whose death was caused by such machine or, as the case may be, to the person by whom such dismemberment or bodily injury was suffered.
Related Keywords
Accident  Dangerous Occurrences  Dangerous/Hazardous Processes  Death of Employee  Fatal Accident  Injury To Employee  Safety