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Small Factories (First-Aid Workers)

Volume 639: debated on Wednesday 3 May 1961

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asked the Minister of Labour what progress has been made in the training of first-aid workers in small factories employing less than 50 people since the passing of the order made under the Factories Act, 1959.

The First-aid (Standard of Training) Order, 1960, which comes into force on 1st July, 1961, applies to factories employing more than 50 workers. The voluntary training organisations have made a special effort to increase their training courses this year to meet the needs of industry.