Gujarat Factories (Amendment) Rules, 2021

The Gujarat Labour and Employment Department on 10th may, 2021 has issued the Gujarat Factories (Amendment) Rules, 2021. The amendment provides that All personal protective equipment provided to workers in factories shall conform to the relevant Indian Standards, if any or in the absence of it, personal protective equipment shall be approved by the Chief Inspector of Factories:

The PPEs not having relevant Indian Standards or not having approval from Chief Inspector of Factories, shall be required to be compliant with EN (European Standard) or ANSI (American National Standards Institute) or ISO (International Organization for Standardization).