Factories Act

Chapter IV-A - Provisions Relating To Hazardous Processes


Section 41-H: Right of workers to worn about imminent danger

(1) Where the workers employed in any factory engaged in a hazardous process have reasonable apprehension that there is likelihood of imminent danger to their lives or health due to any accident, they may bring the same to the notice of the occupier, agent , manager or any other person who is incharge of the factory or the process concerned directly or through their representatives in the Safety Committee and simultaneously bring the same to the notice of the inspector.
(2) It shall be the duty of such occupier, agent, manager or the person incharge of the factory or process to take immediate remedial action if he is satisfied about the existence of such imminent danger and send a report forthwith of the action taken to the nearest Inspector.
(3) If the occupier, agent, manager or the person incharge referred to in sub-section (2) is not satisfied about the existence of any imminent danger as apprehended by the worker, he shall, nevertheless, refer the matter forthwith to the nearest Inspector whose decision on the question of the existence of such imminent danger shall be final.
Related Keywords
Accident  Dangerous Occurrences  Dangerous/Hazardous Processes  Health  Likelihood Of Danger In A Factory  Safety  Safety Committee / Works Committee