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Factories Act 1937

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116General registers

(1)There shall be kept in every factory, or in such place outside the factory as may be approved by the inspector for the district, a register, in the prescribed form, called the general register, and there shall be entered in or attached to that register—

(a)the prescribed particulars as to the young persons employed in the factory; and

(b)the prescribed particulars as to the washing, whitewashing or colour washing, painting or varnishing, of the factory; and

(c)the prescribed particulars as to every accident and case of industrial disease occurring in the factory of which notice is required to be sent to an inspector; and

(d)particulars showing every special exception of which the occupier of the factory avails himself ; and

(e)all reports and particulars required by any other provision of this Act to be entered in or attached to the general register; and

(f)such other matters as may be prescribed.

(2)There shall be attached to the general register a copy of the certificate of the district council relating to means of escape in the case of fire.

(3)The occupier of a factory shall send to an inspector such extracts from the general register as the inspector may from time to time require for the purpose of the execution of his duties under this Act.

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