FACTORIES ACT, 1948
- It seeks for consolidation and amendment of the law regulating labour in factories.
- A social legislation to provide for occupational safety, health and welfare of workers at work places.
- It applies to factories (Including department & branches) covered under the Factories Act, 1948.
The Factories Act came in existence in the year 1948 for the purpose of consolidation and amending labour law regulating factories in India. It serves as a social legislative body to provide for occupational safety, health and working conditions of the workers at work places.