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Try out our Premium Member services: Free for one month and pay only if you like it. Short title, application and commencement. Interpretation of words not defined. Duties and responsibilities of employers, employees and others. Provided that the requirements of this clause shall not affect any building worker and so long as his presence in any rulrs of work is not in the course of performing any work on behalf of his employer and he is not expressly or impliedly rukes or permitted by his employer to do the work; rulles.

The canteen shall be located in a place away from the latrines and urinals and polluted atmosphere and at the same time be easily accessible to the building workers.

The employer shall ensure timely payment of wages as specified under these rules and at the place and time notified by him.

Where the employer is a contractor, he shall ensure that the wages of building workers are paid in the presence of a representative of the employer of establishment or owner of premises from whom he has taken the work on zct and obtain signatures of such representative in token of having witnessed the payment of wages. It shall be the duty of every person in the service rulss the government or any local or other public authority to comply with the requirements relating to him as given in these rules.

Responsibilities of architects, project engineers and designers. Responsibilities of the persons in the service of the State Government and the Board. Duties and responsibilities of workers. If any of the aforesaid things is removed, such thing shall be restored at the end of the period during which its removal was necessary, by the persons engaged in that work. Provided that such Government shall not grant exemption under this rule unless it is satisfied that such exemption would not adversely affect the safety, health and wealth of the building workers.

Constitution of Central Advisory Committee. Provided that where the appointment of the successor of any such member has not been notified in the Official Gazette on or before the expiry of the said period of three years, such member shall, notwithstanding the expiry of the period of his office, continue to hold such office until the appointment of his successor is notified in the Official Gazette.

Provided that the Central Government may, if it is satisfied that such member was prevented by sufficient cause from attending three consecutive meetings, direct that such cessation qnd not acr place and on such direction being made, such member shall continue to be a member of such Committee. Provided that no such member shall be removed unless a reasonable opportunity boxw given to him of making a representation against the proposed action under this rule. Manner of filling vacancies.

Staff rrules Central Advisory Committee. Provided that where there is no opinion of majority on a matter and the members of such Committee are equally divided the Chairperson of such Committee shall have a second or a rlues vote.


Notice of meetings and list of business. Provided that the Chairperson of such Committee, if he is satisfied that it is expedient ahd do so, may give notice of longer period for such meeting which shall not exceed one month. Provided that in any meeting of such Committee less than six members are present, the Chairperson of such Committee may adjourn the meeting to another date informing members present and giving notice to the other members that he proposes to dispose of the business at the adjourned meeting whether there is prescribed quorum or not, and it shall thereupon be lawful for him to dispose of the business at the aact meeting irrespective of the number of members attending.

Manner of making application for registration of establishments. Grant of certificate of registration. The certificate of registration to be granted by the registering officer shall be in Form II annexed to ruels rules. Payment of additional fees and amendment of register etc. Provided ac the registering officer shall not carry out any amendment in the register in Form III annexed to these riles unless the appropriate fees have been deposited by the employer.

Filing of appeal before the appellate officer. Ruled to appear on the date of hearing. Provided that an application for restoration under this rule shall not be entertained by the appellate officer after thirty days from the date of such dismissal. Copy of order of registration or of order in appeal. A copy of the certificate, of registration on loss or mutilation of such certificate may also be obtained in the like manner and on payment of like fees.

Excessive noise, vibration, etc. Fencing of motors, etc. Lifting and carrying of excessive weight. Health and safety policy. Dangerous and harmful environment. Slipping, tripping, cutting, drowning and falling hazards. Such equipment or means shall be in accordance with the national standards.

Dust, gases, fumes, etc. Head protection and other protective apparel. Illumination of passageways, etc. Numbering and marking of floors. Use of safety helmets and shoes. Construction and maintenance of lifting appliances.

Provided that nothing contained in this clause shall apply to steamwinch which can be operated as safely as with anc as provided in accordance with this clause. Test and periodical examination of lifting appliances. Automatic safe load indicators. Identification and marking of safe working load.

Loading of lifting appliances and lifting gears. Operation of lifting appliances.

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Bcw of and means of access to lifting appliances. Securing of derrick foot. Construction and maintenance of lifting gear. Test and periodical examination of lifting gears. Provided that after any such wire is broken in such rope, it aft thereafter be inspected once at least in every month by the responsible person.

Any portion of the splices containing such tucks, with reduced number of filaments, shall be securely covered with suitable tape or other materials: Provided that nothing contained in this sub-clause shall apply where any other form of splice, which may be shown to be as efficient as the splice with above standards, is used.

Heat treatment of lifting gears. Provided that such annealing as referred to in sub-clause i and sub-clause ii shall not be required if the Inspector, having jurisdiction, after obtaining the approval of the Director General, directs that such chains, rings, hooks, shackles and swivels undergo some other treatment and in such cases the treatment directed by such Inspector shall be followed: Provided further that in case of such chains, rings, hooks, shackles and swivels used solely on such derricks and other hoisting appliances which are worked by hand, the provisions of sub-clause i and sub-clause iias the case may be, shall apply as if for the period of six months and twelve months the periods of twelve months and two years have respectively been substituted therein: Provided also that in case where the Inspector, having jurisdiction, is of the opinion that owing to the size, design material or ad of use of any such chains, rings, hooks, shackles and swivels, the requirement of this clause for annealing is not necessary for the protection of building worker, he may after obtaining the approval of the Director General, certify in writing to such employer that subject to the conditions specified in such certification, such chains, rings, hooks, shackles and swivels are exempted from such annealing and thereafter the provision of this clause axt apply subject to such exemption: Provided also that this clause shall not apply to—.


Certificate to be issued after actual testing and examination, etc. Register of periodical test, examination and certificates thereof. Vacuum and magnetic lifting gear. Knotting of chains and wire ropes. Carrying of persons by means of lifting appliances, etc. Provided that a building worker may be raised, lowered or carried by a power-driven lifting appliance— i in circumstances where the use of a hoist or of a suspended scaffold is not reasonably practicable and the requirements of sub-rule 2 are complied with; or.

Qualification of operator of lifting winches and of signaller, etc.

Use of runways and ramps by building worker. Use by wheelbarrows, etc.

The Building and Other Construction Workers

Earth moving equipment and vehicles. Provided that the truck or trailer employed for transporting freight containers are of the size sufficient to carry the containers, without overhanging and are provided with twist locks conforming to national standards, at all the four corners of each of such truck or trailers and such truck or trailers are certified for such use by an authority bovw the relevant law for the time being in force and is inspected by a responsible person, at least once in a month and record bofw such inspection is maintained.

Power shovels and excavators. Mobile asphalt layers and finishers. General provisions regarding use of concrete.

The Building and Other Construction Workers

Preparation and pouring of concrete and erection of concrete structures. Mixing and pouring of concrete. Concrete panels and slabs. Stressed and tensioned elements. Beams, floors and roofs.

Protection of adjacent structures. Demolition of walls, partitions, etc. Demolition of structural steel. Storage of material or article. Provided that this clause shall not apply to the floor of a building when such floor is of such strength as to support safely the load to be superimposed by storing such materials or articles. Warning signs, barricades, anr. Mechanical method of demolition. Notification of intention to carry out excavation and boxw work. Warning signs and notices.

Register of employment, etc.

Piling, shoring and bracing. Positioning and use of machinery. Safety measures for tunnelling operation. Use of internal combustion engine.