The Factories Act is a social legislation that has been enacted for occupational safety, health, and welfare of workers at work place. The State of Goa has formulated its rules as envisaged under the Act and they are known as The Goa Factories Rules, 1985.
The Act is applicable to all factories, including State and Central Government, in the premises wherein:
- 10 or more workers are employed with the use of power.
- 20 or more workers are employed without the use of power.
- Less than 10 workers, if the activity is notified by the State Government.
Acts & Amendments
Introduction Of Electronic Maintenance Of Records And Registers Under Factories Act, 1948 - 18 Dec 2020
The Factories Act, 1948
The Factories (Goa Amendment) Act, 2020
The Factories Rules, 1985 updated up to 15th Amendment
The Goa Control of Industrial Major Accident Hazards Rules, 1993
The Goa Factories (Occupational Safety and Health Audit) Rules, 2014
The Manufacture, Storage, and Import of Hazardous Chemical Rules, 1989
Notification under section 85 of the Factories Act, 1948
Goa Factories (Fifteenth Amendment) Rules, 2021
15 Jul, 2021The Goa Government has amended certain provisions of the Goa Factories Rules, 1985 viz., application fees of the competent person, approval of plans, use of premises as a factory, certificate of stability, application for registration, renewal of license, mode of payment of fees, medical examination of workers, Latrine accommodations, pressure vessels or plant, medical examination, occupational health centre, qualifications of supervisors, dangerous manufacturing process and other schedules under rules.