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Name: Factories Act (No. 16 of 1987).
Country: Nigeria
Subject(s): Occupational safety and health
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1987
Entry into force:
Published on: Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 1990, Vol. 8, Chapter 126
ISN: NGA-1987-L-47979
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=47979&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 1990, Vol. 8, Chapter 126
Compendium of Nigerian Labour Laws, 1997, Nigeria Employers' Consultative Association, Lagos, Nigeria, ISBN: 978-32575-1-X, pp. 206-273
Compendium of Nigerian Social and Labour Laws, 2004-01, Nigeria Employers' Consultative Association, Lagos, Nigeria, Second Edition, ISBN: 978-32575-1-X, pp. 242-312
Abstract/Citation: Part I covers registration of factories, Part II covers health matters, including hygiene, overcrowding, lighting, and ventilation. Part III covers safety matters in relation to machinery, fumes, vapours, boilers, and prevention of fire. Part IV regards employee welfare (washing facilities, first aid); Part V contains special provisions regarding health, safety and welfare. Part VI requires employers to notify inspectors of serious employment accidents and cases of industrial diseases.
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