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Factories Act – Other Statutory Health & Welfare Measures – Urinal provision

Factories Act РOther Statutory  Health & Welfare Measures РUrinal provision

Urinal accommodation

(1)Urinal accommodation shall be provided for the use of workers and shall not be less than 61 centimetres in length for every 50 workers: provided that, where the number of workers employed exceeds 500, it shall be sufficient if there is one urinal for every 50 workers up to the first 50X) employed and one for every 100 thereafter. Where women are employed, separate urinal accommodation shall he provide for them on the same scale as mentioned above:

Provided further that the Chief Inspector of Factories may by ordering in writing exempt. subject to such conditions as he may think fit to impose, small factories employing less than 20 ‘workers from the provision of separate urinal accommodation if he is satisfied that the latrine accommodation in such factories is sufficient and suitable.

(2)  In calculating the urinal accommodation required under sub-rule (1), any odd number of workers less than 50 or 100, as the case may be, shall be reckoned as 50 or 100, and the maximum number of persons working in the factory, at any time and not the total number of persons employed in the factory, shall be taken into account.