Processes where Child Labour is prohibited

Prohibition of Employment of the Child Labour
Under Child Labour ( Prohibition and Regulation ) Act,1986
Employment of children below the age of 14 years is prohibition in the following processes carried out in a workshop where section 67 of the Factories Act 1948 is not applicable.

1 Beedi making.
2 Carpet weaving including preparatory and incidental process thereof.
3 Cement manufacture, including bagging of cement.
4 Cloth printing, dyeing and weaving including process preparatory and incidental thereto.
5 Manufacturing of matches, explosives and fire works.
6 Mica cutting and splitting.
7 Shellac manufacture.
8 Soap manufacture.
9 Tanning.
10 Wool Cleaning.
11 Building and construction industry.
12 Manufacture of slate pencils including packing.
13 Manufacture of products from agate.
14 Processes using toxic metals and substances such as lead, mercury, manganese, chromium, cadmium, benzene, pesticides and asbestos.
15 'Hazardous process' as defined in Section 2 (cb) and 'dangerous operation' as notified in rules made under Section 87 of the Factories Act, 1948 (63 of 1948)
16 Printing as defined in Section 2(k)(iv) of the Factories Act, 1948 (63 of 1948)
17 Cashew and cashew nut descaling and processing;
18 Soldering processes in electronics industries.
19 'Aggarbatti' manufacturing;
20 Automobile repairs and maintenance including processes incidental thereto namely welding, lathe work, dent beating and painting.
21 Brick Kilns and Roof titles units;
22 Cotton ginning and processing and production of hosiery goods.
23 Detergent manufacturing.
24 Fabrication workshops (ferrous and non-ferrous)
25 Gem cutting and polishing.
26 Handling of chromics and manganese ores.
27 Jute textile manufacture and coir making.
28 Lime Kilns and Manufacture and coir making.
29 Lock making.
30 Manufacturing processes having exposure to lead such as primary and secondary smelting, welding and cutting of lead-painted metal constructions, welding of galvanized or zinc silicate, polyvinyl chloride, mixing (by hand) of crystal glass mass, sanding or scrapping of lead paint, burning of lead in enamelling workshops, lead mining, plumbing, cable making, wire patenting, lead casting, type founding in printing shops. Store type setting, assembling of cars, shot making and lead glass blowing.
31 Manufacture of cement pipes, cement products and other related work.
32 Manufacturing of glass, glassware including bangles, fluorescent tubes, bulbs and other similar glass products.
33 Manufacture of dyes and dye stuff.
34 Manufacture or processing and handling of pesticides and insecticides.
35 Manufacture or processing and handling of corrosive and toxic substances, metal cleaning and photo engraving and soldering processes in the electronic industry.
36 Manufacture or burning coal and coal briquettes.
37 Manufacture of sports goods involving exposure to synthetic materials, chemicals and leather.
38 Moulding and processing of fiberglass and plastic.
39 Oil expelling and refinery.
40 Paper making.
41 Potteries and ceramic industry.
42 Polishing, moulding, cutting, welding, manufacture of brass goods in all forms.
43 Processing in agriculture where tractors, threshing and harvesting machines are used and chaff cutting.
44 Saw mill – all processes.
45 Sericulture processing.
46 Skinning, dying and processes for manufacturing. 
47 Stone breaking and stone crushing.
48 Tobacco processing including manufacturing of tobacco, tobacco paste and handling of tobacco in any form.
49 Tyre making, repairing, re-treading and graphite benefaction.
50 Utensils making, polishing and metal burring.
51 ‘Zari’ making (all processor)
52 Electroplating.
53 Graphite Powdering & incidental Processing.
54 Grinding or glazing of metals.
55 Diamond cutting & Polishing.
56 Extraction of Slate from Mines.
57 Rag Picking and Scavenging.

Last Updated Date :- 11-12-2018

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