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Factories Act 1937

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111Employment of person in unwholesome premises

(1)Where work in respect of which this section applies is carried on for the purpose of or in connection with the business of a factory in any place which is in the opinion of the district council injurious or dangerous to the health of the persons employed therein, the district council may give notice in writing to the occupier of the factory or to any contractor employed by him setting forth particulars of the respects in which the place is, in their opinion, so injurious or dangerous, and the reasons for that opinion and, if the occupier or contractor after the expiration of ten days from the receipt of such notice gives out work to be done in that place, he shall, unless it is proved to the satisfaction of the court dealing with the case that the place is not injurious or dangerous in the respects set forth in the notice, be guilty of an offence.

(2)For the purpose of this section, any place from which work is given out shall be deemed to be a factory.

(3)This section shall apply in respect of such classes of work as may be specified in regulations made by the Secretary of State.

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