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. THE FACTORIES ACT [Act No. 63 of 1948] As amended by the Factories (Amendment) Act, 1987]      .
. CHAPTER IV, Safety .

71[36-A. Precautions regarding the use of portable electric light

(a) no portable electric light or any other electric appliance of voltage exceeding twenty-four volts shall be permitted for use inside any chamber, tank , vat, pit, pipe, flue or other confined space 72[unless adequate safety devices are provided]; and

(b) if any inflammable gas, fume or dust is likely to be present in such chamber, tank, vat, pipe, flue or other confined space, no lamp or light other than that of flame-proof construction shall be permitted to used therein].


71. Ins. by Act 94 of 1976
72. Ins. by Act 20 of 1987



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