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44. Facilities for sitting

  • In every factory suitable arrangements for sitting shall be provided and maintained for all workers obliged to work in a standing position, in order that they may take advantage of any opportunities for rest which may occur in the course of their work.
  • If, in the opinion of the Chief Inspector, the workers in any factory engaged in a particular manufacturing process or working in a particular room are able to do their work efficiently in a sitting position, he may, by order in writing require the occupier of the factory to provide before a specified date such seating arrangements as may be practicable for all workers so engaged or working.
  • The ![State]Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, declare that the provisions of sub-section (1) shall not apply to any specified factory or class or description of factories or to any specified manufacturing process.

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! Subs. for "Provincial" by the Adaptn. of Laws Orders, 1950