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The Occupational Safety And Health Working Conditions Code 2020: A Critical Analysis

Lisha Rajkhowa, CHRIST (Deemed to be University)


The Occupational Safety and Health Working Conditions Code 2020 is a substantial bill designed to protect the welfare of workers in many sectors. This study offers a comprehensive examination of the Code, assessing its merits, limitations, and potential implications for workplace safety and health regulations in India. By conducting a thorough examination of the rules, enforcement mechanisms, and ramifications of the Code, this analysis provides insights into its effectiveness in tackling current difficulties and promoting adherence to global standards. Furthermore, this analysis evaluates the congruence between the Code and prevailing labour legislation, while also appraising the degree to which it fosters a climate of security and responsibility within the Indian labour force. This paper provides valuable insights into the practical implications of the Occupational Safety and Health Working Conditions Code 2020 by combining information from legal, regulatory, and industrial perspectives. It also suggests potential areas for improvement to enhance the code's effectiveness in promoting a safe and healthy work environment for all stakeholders.

Keywords: Employees, Health, Safety, Work Environment.


Indian Journal of Law and Legal Research

Abbreviation: IJLLR

ISSN: 2582-8878


Accessibility: Open Access

License: Creative Commons 4.0

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