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White Paper on Formulation of Regulations in respect of Safety Industrial Work Wear
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White Paper on Formulation of Regulations in respect of Safety Industrial Work Wear

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C O N T E N T S



Context i iii


Executive Summary iv vii


Section-1 : 1.1-1.28


Effect of Occupational Heat & Control Measures 1.1

        Heat Stroke 1.2

        Heat Stress and Heat strain (Heat Index) 1.3

        Acclimatization 1.4

        Minimizing the risk of heat illness 1.5

        Heat illness factors associated with job 1.6

        Heat illness factors associated with environment and season 1.6

        Heat illness factors associated with workers 1.7

        Elimination controls 1.7

        Modifying the work environment 1.7

        Administrative controls 1.8

        Personal protective equipment (PPE) 1.8


Categories of Protective Clothing 1.9

        Flame Resistant Work Wear 1.10

        Firefighters Clothing 1.11

        Cut Resistant Work Wear 1.11

        Chemical and Hazardous Material (Hazmat) Clothing 1.12

        Combat uniforms 1.12

        High Visibility Apparel 1.13

        Fluorescent Material 1.13

        Reflective Material 1.13

        Light Emitting diodes (LEDs) 1.14

        Clean Room Clothing 1.14

        Medical Protective Clothing 1.14

        Multi-functional Protective Wear 1.15


Iron and Steel Industry 1.15


Oil & Gas Industry 1.23


Chemical Industry 1.28


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Section-2 : 2.1-2.47


International Committees for PPE 2.1

        International Standardization 2.1

        European Standard Organization 2.2

        American Standard Organization 2.4

        Bureau of Indian Standards 2.4


Approach to Standardize Personal Protective Clothing 2.7

        ISO Standards for Technical Regulations 2.8

        European Approach 2.19

        American Approach 2.41


Section-3 : 3.1-3.42


Legislative Approach of Developed Countries 3.1

        United state of America 3.2

        European Union 3.13

        United Kingdom 3.17

        South Africa 3.26

        Japan 3.38

        China 3.40

        Canada 3.41

        Australia 3.42

        Brazil


Section-4 : 4.1-4.44


Indian Scenario in relation to Workers Safety 4.1

        Industrial Accidents 4.1

        National Safety Council 4.6

        Legal Provision on safety of workers 4.7

Article-24 : Prohibition of employment of children in factories, etc

Article-39 : Certain principles of policy to be followed by the state

Article-42 : Provision for just and humane conditions of work and maternity relief

Article-43 : Living wage, etc; for workers

        National Policy of Safety of workers 4.9

Goals

Objectives

Action Programme

        Boiler Act, 1923 4.20

        Building and other construction Workers (Regulation of

Employment and Conditions of Services) Act, 1996 4.21

        Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act 1970 4.21

        Dangerous Machine (Regulation) Act, 1983 4.22


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        Dock worker (Safety, Health and Welfare) Act, 1986 4.22

        Factories Act, 1948 4.23

        Industrial Employment (Standing Order) Act, 1946 4.24

        Iron Ore Mines, Maganese Ore Mines and Chrome Ore Mines

        Labour Welfare Cess Act, 1976 4.25

        Limestone and Dolomite Mines Labour welfare Fund Act, 1972 4.26

        Mine Act, 1952 4.27

        Plantation Labour Act, 1951 4.27

        Mines and Mineral (Development & Regulation) Act, 1957 4.28

        Fatal Accident Act, 1855 4.28

        Manufacture, Storage and Impose of Hazardous Chemicals

Rules, 1989 4.30

        Biomedical waste (Management & Handling) Rules, 1998 4.30

        Chemical accidents (Emergency Planning Preparedness and

Response) Rules, 1996 4.31

        Technical Regulation 4.32

        ISO 11611 4.35

        ISO 11612 4.38

        ISO 14116 4.42

        BS EN 61482-1-2 4.44


Section-5 : 5.1-5.2


Action Plan


Appendix

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