- First-aid appliances.—(1) In every establishment the first-aid box or cupboard equipped with the contents prescribed by rules shall be provided to be readily accessible during all working hours.
- The number of such box or cupboard shall not be less than one for every 150 (one hundred and fifty) workers ordinarily employed in the establishment.
- Every first-aid box or cupboard shall be kept in charge of such a responsible person who is trained in first-aid treatment, and who shall be available during all working hours of the establishment.
- A notice shall be affixed in every work-room stating the name of such person and such person shall wear a badge so as to facilitate his identification.
- In every establishment, where 300 (three hundred) or more workers are ordinarily employed, a sick room with a dispensary of a size and containing equipments or other facilities prescribed by rules shall be provided and such room shall be in the charge of such medical practitioner and nursing staff as may be prescribed by rules.
![(6) In any establishment or establishments where 5000 (five thousand) or more workers are employed, the employer or employers of that establishment or those establishments, as the case may be, shall arrange for running a permanent medical centre in such manner as may be prescribed by rules.
- The treatment of a worker or an employee suffered from professional disease or work-time accident shall be continued by a competent or specialist medical practitioner at the expense and responsibility of the employer until such worker or employee is fully cured of such disease, hurt or sickness.
- In every establishment where 500 (five hundred) or more workers are employed, the employer of such establishment shall appoint a welfare officer in the manner proscribed by rules.]
- Maintenance of safety record book.—In every factory or establishment, where more than 25 (twenty five) workers are employed, a compulsory safety record book 2[shall be maintained and a safety information board shall be exhibited in the manner prescribed by rules.]
3[90A. Constitution of Safety Committee.—In every factory where 50 (fifty) or more workers are employed, there shall be a safety committee to be formed and functioned in the manner prescribed by rules.]
- Washing facilities.—(1) In every establishment,—
- sufficient number of suitable bathrooms and washing facilities with provisions of their maintenance shall be provided for the use of the workers employed therein;
- such facilities shall be provided separately for male and female workers, and they shall be properly screened;
- such facilities shall be kept clean at all times and easily accessible.
(2) The Government may, by rules, prescribe the standard of such facilities in respect of any establishment.
- —(1) In an establishment where more than 100 (one hundred) workers are ordinarily employed, adequate number of canteens shall be provided for their use.
(2) The Government may, by rules,—
- prescribe the standard of construction, accommodation, furniture and other equipment of the canteen;
- provide for constitution of a managing committee for the canteen and for representation of the workers in its management. 
(3) The said managing committee shall determine the food to be served in the canteen and the charges therefor.
- Rest room, etc.—(1) In every establishment where more than 50 (fifty) workers are ordinarily employed, adequate and suitable number of rest rooms shall be provided and maintained for use of the workers, and a suitable lunch room with arrangement for drinking water, shall also be provided and maintained in that establishment so that the workers may eat their meals that they may have brought with them:
Provided that any canteen maintained in accordance with the provisions of section 92 shall be deemed to be a part of the requirements of this sub-section:
Provided further that in an establishment where any lunch room exists, the workers shall not eat any food in his work room.
- The said rest rooms and lunch rooms shall be sufficiently lighted and ventilated and shall be maintained in a clean and tolerable temperature condition.
- In the establishments where more than 25 (twenty five) female workers are employed, separate rest room shall be provided for male and female workers and in establishments where less than 25 (twenty five) female workers are employed, separate screened spaces shall be provided in the rest room for female workers.
- Rooms for children.—(1) In every establishment, where 40 (forty) or more female workers are ordinarily employed, one or more suitable rooms shall be provided and maintained for the use of their children who are under the age of 6 (six) years.
- The said room shall be provided with adequate accommodation, light and ventilation and shall be maintained in clean and sanitary condition, and shall be under the charge of an experienced or trained woman for the care of children.
- The said rooms shall be easily accessible to the mothers of the children, and, so far as is reasonably practicable, they shall not be situated adjacent to or near any part of the establishment where obnoxious fumes, dust or odors are given off, or where excessively noisy works are carried on.
- The said rooms shall be strongly constructed, and all walls and roofs thereof shall be of suitable heat resisting materials, and shall be water-proof.
- The height of such rooms shall not be less than 360 (three hundred and sixty) centimetres from the floor to the lowest part of the roof, and the floor area for each child staying therein shall be not less than 600 (six hundred) sq. centimetres.
- Suitable and effective provisions shall be made in every part of each such rooms for sufficient light, air and ventilation of fresh air.
- The said rooms shall be adequately furnished and in particular, 1 (one) cot or cradle with bed shall be kept therefore each child, and there shall be at least one chair or any similar seat for the use of each mother while she is feeding or attending to her child, and adequate and suitable toys shall be supplied for the comparatively older children.
- A suitably fenced shady open air play-ground shall be provided for the comparatively older children:
Provided that the Chief Inspector may, by order in writing, exempt any establishment from the provisions of this sub-section, if he is satisfied that the establishment has no sufficient space for such playground.
1[94A. Residential accommodation for handicapped workers.—In an
industrial establishment where there is arrangement for residential accommodation for workers, the handicapped workers shall be given preference in the allotment of such accommodation.]
- Recreational and educational facilities in tea plantations.—The
Government may, in respect of tea plantations-
- make rules requiring every employer thereof to make provisions for such recreational facilities for the workers employed therein and their children as may be specified in such rules;
- where the number of children of any tea plantation workers between the ages of 6 (six) and 12 (twelve) years exceeds 25 (twenty-five), make rules requiring the employer thereof to provide educational facilities for the children in such manner and of such standard as may be specified in such rules;
- require the establishment of suitable medical centers in every tea plantation for the workers and their children in such manner as may be prescribed by rules.
- Housing facilities in tea plantations.—The employer of every tea plantation shall provide housing facilities for every worker and his family residing in the tea plantation.
- Facilities for obtaining daily necessities, etc. in tea plantations.—The
employer of every tea plantation shall provide facilities, within easy reach of his workers, for obtaining their daily necessities.
- Medical care for newspaper workers.—Every newspaper worker and his dependents shall be entitled to medical care at the cost of the newspaper establishment in such manner and to such extent as may be prescribed by rules.
Explanation.—For the purpose of this section, “dependents” means wife or husband, widowed-mother, invalid parents and legitimate son and daughter of a newspaper worker, residing with him and wholly dependent upon him.
1[99. Introduction of compulsory group insurance.—(1) In an establishment where at least 100 (one hundred) permanent workers are employed, the employer shall introduce group insurance under the existing insurance laws.
- The amount claimed as insurance shall be in addition to the other dues of a worker under this Act:
Provided that the recovery of the insurance claim due to death of a worker shall be the responsibility of the employer and he shall make arrangement for payment of the amount so recovered from such insurance claim directly to the dependents:
Provided further that notwithstanding anything contrary contained in any other law, where any insurance claim is made under this section, it shall be settled by joint initiatives of the insurance company and the employer within 120 (one hundred and twenty) days from the date of raising such claim.]
Sub-section (6), (7) and (8) were added by section 28 of the Bangladesh Labour (Amendment) Act, 2013(Act No. XXX of 2013). 2The words “shall be maintained and a safety information board shall be exhibited in the manner prescribed by rules” were substituted for the word “prescribed” and the word “and a safety board shall be maintained” by section 29 of the Bangladesh Labour (Amendment) Act, 2013(Act No. XXX of 2013).
3Section 90A was inserted by section 30 of the Bangladesh Labour (Amendment) Act, 2013(Act No. XXX of 2013).