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16. The Factories Act, 1948

151. The Site Appraisal committee constituted for considering applications for initial location of factory involving  hazardous process may also include a representative of Town Planning Departments of the State Government.
a. True
b. False

152. In how many days is The Site Appraisal Committee required to submit its report to the State Government?
a. 30 days
b. 60 days
c. 90 days
d. 120 days

153. If the application to the Site Appraisal Committee has come from a factory owned or controlled by Central Government, is the State Government allowed to include a representative from the Central Government into the Site Appraisal Committee?
a. Yes
b. No

154. If an application for establishing a factory involving hazardous process has been approved by the State Government, then the same applicant is not required to take further approval, for the same factory, from the Central Board or the State Board established under the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 and the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981.
a. True
b. False 

155. Specific responsiblities of the occupier in relation to hazardous processes is given under which section of The Factories Act, 1948?
a. Section 40
b. Section 41 - A
c. Section 41 - B
d. Section 41 - C

156. It is the responsibility of the Occupier, involved in hazardous process, to get the medical check up done of every worker working in his/her factory at regular intervals not exceeding .............
a. 3 months
b. 9 months
c. 12 months
d. 24 months

157. The Central Government may appoint an Inquiry committee for inquiring into the Standards of Health and Safety in a factory involving hazardous process. How many members would this committee include?
a. 15
b. 5
c. 3
d. 2

158. The maximum permissible limits of exposure to chemical and toxic substance in a factory involving hazardous process are mentioned in ...............
a. First Schedule
b. Second Schedule
c. Third Schedule
d. None of these

159. In a factory involving hazardous process, the occupier shall set up a Safety Committee constituting Workers and Management for maintaining proper safety and health at work. In what proportion shall the both parties be included in such committee? (Management : Workers)
a. 50 : 50
b. 60 : 40
c. 70 : 30
d. 100 : 0

160. The Right of Workers to warn about imminent danger in a factory involving hazardous process is given under which section of The Factories Act, 1948?
a. 41 - G
b. 41 - H
c. 41 - I
d. 41 - J

Answers to Labour Laws Questions 16 : 151 A, 152 C, 153 A, 154 A, 155 D, 156 C, 157 C, 158 B, 159 A, 160 B.

1 comment:

  1. Hi, many thanks for these useful question. Factories Act,1948 , from question no. 17 to 22 is not available. Is it possible for you to upload these as well ?