Factories Act

Chapter IV - Safety


Section 36-A: Precaution regarding the use of portable electric light

In any factory -
(a) No portable electric light or any other electric appliance of voltage exceeding 24 volts shall be permitted for use inside any chamber, tank, vat, pipe, flue or other confined space unless adequate safety devices are provided; and
(b) if any inflammable gas, fume or dust is likely to be present in such chamber, tank, vat, pit, pipe, flue or other confined space, no lamp or light other than that of flame proof construction shall be permitted to be used therein
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