|.||THE FACTORIES ACT [Act No. 63 of 1948] As amended by the Factories (Amendment) Act, 1987]||.|
|.||CHAPTER IV, Safety||.|
40. Safety of buildings and machinery
(1) If it appears to the Inspector that any building or part of a building or any any part of the ways, machinery or plant in a factory is in such a condition that it is dangerous to human life or safety, he may serve on the 74[occupier or manager or both] of the factory an order in writing specifying the measures, which in his opinion should be adopted and requiring them to be carried out before a specified date.
(2) If it appears to the Inspector that the use of any building or part of a building or nay part of the ways, machinery or plant in a factory involves imminent danger to human life or safety he may serve on the occupier or manager or both of the factory an order in writing prohibiting its use until it has been properly repaired or altered.
74. Subs. for "the manager" by Act 94 of 1976