Author(s): Dr.Sanjay Pandey, Sunil Agrawal
Occupational safety and health is a cross-disciplinary area concerned with protecting the safety, health and welfare of people engaged in work or employment. The goal of all occupational safety and health programs is to foster a safe work environment. As a secondary effect, it may also protect co-workers, family members, employers, customers, suppliers, nearby communities, and other members of the public who are impacted by the workplace environment. It may involve interactions among many subject areas, including occupational medicine, occupational (or industrial) hygiene, public health, and safety engineering industrial engineering, chemistry, and health physics. Present Factory Act has provided several measures under the section III and IV of employee welfare from section 11 to 21 and 21 to 41.