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DGFASLI, Mumbai, Ministry of Labour, Government of India.

  • All areas in a dock and on a ship where the dock work is carried on and all approaches to such areas and to places to which dock workers may be required to go in the course of their employment, shall be safely and efficiently lighted in an appropriate way
  • The general illumination, in areas on the dock where dock workers have to pass, shall be at least 10 lux and at places where dock workers are employed the illumination shall be at least 25 lux without prejudice to the provision of any additional illumination needed at particularly dangerous places.
  • The means of artificial lighting shall, so far as is practicable, be such and so placed as to prevent glare or formation of shadows to such an extent as to cause risk of accident to any dock worker.
  • The portable lights shall be maintained in good condition and shall:
    • be equipped with substantial reflectors and guards; and
    • be equipped with heavy duty electric cords with connection and insulation maintained in safe condition.