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Pressure plant and equipment. Fencing of and means of access to lifting appliances. Their work is of temporary nature, the relationship between employer and the employee is temporary, working hours are uncertain.

Notice of commencement and completion. In no case the number of representatives of the employer shall exceed the representatives of building workers. Although the provisions of certain Central Acts were applicable to the building and other construction workers yet a need was felt for a comprehensive Central Legislation for regulating the safety, welfare and other conditions of service of these workers.

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Operation of lifting appliances. Screening net and wirenets. Register of persons employed as building workers. Procedure for enquiry into causes of accident or dangerous occurrence. General provisions regarding use of concrete. Dangerous and harmful environment. Notice of poisoning hocw occupational diseases.

Provided that the truck or trailer employed for transporting freight containers are of the size sufficient to carry the containers, without overhanging and are provided with twist locks conforming to national standards, at all the four corners of each of such truck or trailers and such truck or trailers are certified for such use by an authority under the relevant law for the time being in force and is inspected by a responsible person, at least once in a month and ryles of such inspection is maintained.


Illumination of passageways, etc. Payment of zct fees aand amendment of register etc. Stressed and tensioned elements. Interpretation of words not defined. Knotting of chains and wire ropes. Latrine and urinal accommodation. Such Safety Officers may be assisted by suitable and adequate staff.

In the absence of adequate statutory provisions, the requisite information regarding the number and nature of accidents is also not forthcoming. Safety net and its use.

By virtue of Articles 2 a of the Constitution the Building and Other Construction Workers Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service Second Ordinance, promulgated on 27th March, would have also ceased to operate with effect from 4th July, Provided that the registering officer shall not carry out any amendment in the register in Form III annexed to these rules unless the appropriate fees have been deposited by the employer.

Health and safety policy. Notification of intention to carry out excavation and tunnelling work. Such equipment or means shall be in accordance with the national standards.

Also, in a meeting of the Committee of State Labour Ministers constituted pursuant to the decision of the 41st Labour Ministers’ Conference held under the Chairmanship of the then Union Labour Minister gocw the 18th May,a general consensus had emerged on the need for the proposed Central Legislation. Provided that this clause shall not apply to the floor of a building when such floor is of such strength as to support safely the load to be superimposed by storing such materials or articles.

Inspection and maintenance of pile-driving equipment. Storage of safety belts and nets, etc. Mixing and pouring of concrete.

Page 1 2 3 Total Positioning and use of machinery. Chutes, its construction and use. Serving of tea and snacks at the workplaces. Permissible limit of exposure of chemicals. A copy of the certificate, of registration on loss or riles of such certificate may also be obtained in the like manner and on payment of like fees.


Repair of damaged scaffold. Staff of Central Advisory Committee. Use by wheelbarrows, etc. Provided that such Government shall not grant exemption under this rule unless it is satisfied that such exemption would not adversely affect the safety, health and wealth of the building workers. Test and periodical examination of lifting snd.

The Building and Other Construction Workers

Construction and safe use. Stacking of cement and other material bags.

Provided that where the appointment of the successor of any such member has not been notified in the Official Gazette on or before the expiry of the said period of three years, such member shall, notwithstanding the expiry of the period of his office, continue to hold such office until the appointment of his successor is notified in the Official At.

Provided that no such member shall be removed unless a reasonable opportunity is given to him of making a representation against the proposed action under this rule. Construction and maintenance of lifting appliances. Provided also that in case where the Inspector, having jurisdiction, is of the opinion that owing to the size, design material or frequency of use of any such chains, rings, hooks, shackles and swivels, the requirement of this clause for annealing is not necessary for the protection of building worker, he may after obtaining the approval of the Director General, certify in writing to such employer that subject to rupes conditions specified in such certification, such chains, rings, hooks, shackles and swivels are exempted from such annealing and thereafter the provision of this clause shall apply subject to such exemption: The Committee shall be represented by representatives of the recognised unions wherever such unions exist.