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Factories Act – Other Statutory Health & Welfare Measures-Examination of Eyesight
Examination of eyesight of certain workers
(1)No person shall be employed to operate a crane, locomotive or forklift truck or to give signals to crane or locomotive operator unless his eyesight and colour vision have been examined and declared fit by a qualified ophthalmologist to work whether with or without the use of corrective glasses.
(2)The eyesight and colour vision of the person employed as referred to in sub-rule(1) shall be examined at least once every two years.
(3)Any fee payable for an examination of a person under this rule and the cost of corrective glasses shall be paid by the occupier and shall not be recoverable from that person.
(4)129[The record of examination or re-examination carried out by the concerned ophthalmologist shall be produced on demand.