Safety

Safety

Fencing of machinery (sec.21) : Fencing of machinery in use or in motion has been obligatory under section 21. This section requires that lowing types of machinery or their parts, while in use or in motion, shall be securely fenced by safeguards of substantial construction and shall be constantly maintained and kept in position while the parts of machinery they are fencing are in motion or in use. Such types of machinery or their parts are:Image result for Safety of the Manufacturer in Labour Laws
a. every moving parts of a prime-mover and flywheel connected to a prime-mover or flywheel is in the engine house or not;
b. head-race and tail-race of water wheel and water turbine;
c. any part of a stock-bar which projects beyond the head stock of a lathe;
d. every part of an electric generator, a motor or rotary convertor or transmission machinery unless they are in the safe position;
e. every dangerous part of any other machinery unless they are in safe position.
This section dies not contemplate a case when a worker is working on or near a machine in motion for the purpose of its examination or for carrying out the work of mounting, lubricating, cleaning, or adjusting the machine. Such works are covered under Section 22.