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

  • Every Port Authority and dock labour board shall employ safety officers as per the scale laid down in Schedule III.
  • Every other employer of dock worker shall employ at least one safety officer, provided that the employers may form a group and appoint safety officer for the group as per the scale laid down in Schedule I with the written permission of the Chief Inspector.
  • The duties, qualifications and conditions of service of the safety officer shall be as provided in Schedule III.
  • The safety officer shall be assisted by suitable assistants and staff which shall be got approved from the Chief Inspector.