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Case Laws / Court Judgments on Occupational Health and Safety

 


 

 

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The Occupier was punished under the power of Section 92 of the Factories Act, 1948 as well as under the Section 304 A of the Indian Penal Code for an accident causing death in the factory. Criminal Misc Petition No 36 of 2009 between Mr. Firoz Alam vs State of Chhattisgarh in the High Court of Chhattisgarh (judgment dated 28th February, 2009)  Click for judgment


     
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Construction activities undertaken for setting up of a new Plant/Factory are governed under the provisions of the Building and Other Construction Workers (Regulation of Employment & Condition of Service) Act, 1996. Writ Petition (C) No. 15924 of 2009 between M/s. Sterlite Energy Ltd. vs State of Orissa in the High Court of Odisha (judgment dated 4th September, 2009) Click for judgment


     
3.    The Supreme Court relegates to the various High Courts to examine the issues relating to Occupational Health and Safety of workers working in Coal Fired Thermal Power Plants. Writ Petition (Civil) No. 79 of 2005 between Occupational Health & Safety Association of India vs. Union of India (judgment dated 31st January, 2014)  Click for judgment
     

 

 

 

 

Last Updated on Friday, 21 March 2014 10:23
 
 
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