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					        SAFETY COMMITTEE
   STATUTORY REQUIREMENT
     -FACT. ACT, 1948- -SEC- 41-G, SEC
      2(c b) -I Schedule :29 Industries
     -MAHARASHTRA FACTORY RULES,
      1963: under Section-73j.
    -DGFASLI MODEL RULES NO: 79

   WORKERS PARTICIPATION IN
     SAFETY MANAGEMENT
1. IN EVERY FACTORY-
a}   WHERE IN 250 OR MORE
     WORKERS.
b]   DANGEROUS OPERATIONS. DECLARED
     UNDER SEC. 87 OF THE FACT. ACT AND
     EMPLOYS MORE THAN 50
     WORKERS

2. HAZARDOUS PROCESS
   UNDER SEC 2[cb] OF THE ACT AND
   EMPLOYEES MORE THAN 5 WORKERS THE
   OCCUPIER IS TO SET UP A SAFETY
   COMMITTEE.
TENURE OF SAFETY COMMITTEE
 THE TENURE OF THE S.C. SHALL BE
  TWO YEARS
 S. C. SHALL MEET AS OFTEN AS
  NECESSARY BUT ATLEAST ONCE IN
  EVERY QUARTER
 THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING SHALL
  BE RECORDED AND PRODUCED TO THE
  INSPECTOR ON DEMAND.
           STRUCTURE
 DEPARTMANTAL     HEAD …….….CHAIRMAN.

 SAFETY   OFFICER …...........….SECRETARY.

 WORKER    REP………………………….MEMBER.

 LINE   SUPERVISORS/ENGINEER..MEMBER.
TYPE OF SAFETY COMMITTEE
 DEPARTMENTAL   SAFETY
  COMMITTEE.
 CENTRAL SAFETY COMMITTEE.
 CORPORATE LEVEL SAFETY
  COMMITTEE.
 SPECIAL PURPOSE SAFETY
  COMMITTEE.
CENTRAL SAFETY COMMITTEE.
  MAIN GOVERNING
   COMMITTEE IN A SINGLE
   PLANT ORGANIZATION.
DEPARTMENTAL SAFETY COMMITTEE
 FRAMED  FOR DIFFERENT DEPARTMENT IN
  A LARGE ORGANIZATION, (IN ADDITION TO
  CENTRAL SAFETY COMMITTEE).
 CONCERNED WITH SAFETY PROBLEMS
  WITHIN DEPARTMENT ITSELF.
 MEANS OF TRANSLATING COMPANY SAFETY
  POLICY INTO ACTION AT OPERATIVE
  LEVEL.
 PROVIDE GUIDELINES AND COORDINATE
  DEPARTMENTAL SAFETY ACTIVITIES.
        ROLE OF S. C.
 TO PROVIDE A COMMON PLATFORM
  FOR FREE DISCUSSION ON SAFETY
  BETWEEN MANAGEMENT &
  WORKERS.
 TO PROMOTE SAFETY
  CONSCIOUSNESS AMONGST
  EMPLOYEES (BY CREATING AND
  MAINTAINING EMPLOYEE’S INTEREST
  IN SAFETY.)
 TO ACT AS MEANS OF
  COMMUNICATION BETWEEN
  WORKERS AND MANAGEMENT.
  RIGHT OF SAFETYCOMMITTEE.


TO ASK / SEEK FOR
NECESSARY / RELEVENT
INFORMATION IN RESPECT
OF SAFETY & HEALTH OF
WORKERS.
TO BE AN EFFECTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBER


   PERSONAL QUALITIES

   KNOWLEDGE OF SAFETY AND
    HEALTH

   PARTICIPATIVE SKILLS
    PERSONAL QUALITIES

 SOCIAL THINKER
 SELF-MONITORING
 ORGANIZATIONAL BASED SELF-
  ESTEEM
               KNOWLEDGE
   SAFETY HAZARDS
       Risk Factor
       Knowledge of Minimizing Risk
   PHYSICAL HAZARDS
       Noise, Temperature, Posture, Illumination,
        Gas, Fumes, Dust, Etc.
   HEALTH HAZARDS
       Causes of Occupational Diseases
       Preventive Measures against Occupational
        Diseases
      PARTICIPATIVE
         SKILLS
 CLARITY OF OBJECTIVES
 OPENNESS AND CONFRONTATION
 SUPPORT AND TRUST
 DECISION MAKING
 APPROPRIATE LEADERSHIP
 REGULAR REVIEW
 ABILITY AND WILLINGNESS OF
 MEMBERS
    FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITY OF SAFETY
                COMMITTEE.
 Assisting / co-operating management in
  implementing HEALTH AND SAFETY POLICY.
 Evolving practical solution to problems of S.H.E.
 Creating safety awareness amongst all the
  workers.
 Undertaking education, training & promotional
  activities on safety.
 Deliberating on report of safety/ Environmental/
  Health survey / Emergency plan/ Safety Audit/
  Risk Assessment.
 Carrying out health and safety survey.
 Looking into imminent danger to safety
  & health and suggest remedies.
   Reviewing implementation of recommendations.
 Coordination    in accident prevention
  programs.
 Recommendation for improvement in
  safety, fixing responsibility and follow–
  up.
 Moral and economic support for safety
  programs.
     EFFECTIVE FUNCTIONING OF A SAFETY
                 COMMITTEE.
   POINTS TO REMEMBER
   SCOPE OF ACTIVITIES AND AUTHORITIES
    OF THE COMMITTEE TO BE CLEARLY
    EXPRESSED.
   MEETING TO BE REGULARLY CONVENED
    WITH PREFIXED AGENDA.
   CHAIRMAN, SECRETARY AND MEMBERS
    SHOULD BE FULLY AWARE OF THEIR
    FUNCTIONS.
   NAME OF PRESENTEES AND ABSENTEES
    WITH REASONS SHOULD BE RECORDED
    IN THE MEETING.
   LATE ATTENDANCE AND EARLY LEAVING
    SHOULD BE DISCOURAGED.
   REPITATIVE FAILURE TO ACHIEVE SAFETY
    TARGET SHOULD BE PREVENTED.
   TENDENCY TO BRING NON - SAFETY PROBLEMS
    SHOULD BE PREVENTED / STOPPED.
   MEETING SHOULD BE TAKEN UP SERIOUSLY BY
    EVERYBODY AND COMPLETED WITHIN
    SCHEDULED TIME.
   DIFFERENCE OF OPINION LEADING TO
    STALEMATE SHOULD BE RESOLVED BY
    DISCUSSION.
   FAILURE OF PAST PERFORMANCE SHOULD BE
    ANALYSED AND ACCOUNTABILITY FIXED FOR
    FUTURE COURSE OF ACTION.
CONSISTS      OF :-
 CHIEFEXECUTIVE………………..CHAIRMAN.
 SAFETY OFFICER………………. SECRETARY.
 DEPTT./PLANT HEADS AND REP. OF T.U.
  MEMBERS.
  MANAGEMENT MEMBERS NOMINATED.
  WORKERMEMBERS ELECTED/
  NOMINATED BY T.U. OR NOMINATED BY
  MANAGEMENT WITH WORKER’S
  CONSENSUS.
CORPORATE LEVEL SAFETY COMMITTEE.
  Framed   when a single committee cannot
   meet requirements of a large
   organization.
  Useful in a company with large no. of
   units or when located at different places.
  Framed at corporate level in head qrts.( in
   addition to unit level committee in each
   unit.)
  Apex body primarily concerned with
   making policy and providing guidelines.
Consists    of :-
 Chief executive/Very Sr. Executive
                   ………….Chairman.
 Safety Director/Sr. Safety Officer
                  …..………Secretary.
 Sr. Management Personnel And
  worker Rep’s……………..Members
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