Rajnish Optimist 145 Questions 255 Answers 237 Best Answers 1k Points View Profile Rajnish Asked: July 28, 20202020-07-28T17:14:03+05:30 2020-07-28T17:14:03+05:30In: UPSC CSE First Factory Act, 1881 Describe the First Factory Act, 1881. ancient historyhistory Share Facebook 1 Answer Recent Sweety Stay Original. 142 Questions 116 Answers 102 Best Answers 783 Points View Profile Best Answer Sweety Stay Original. 2020-07-28T17:17:51+05:30Added an answer on July 28, 2020 at 5:17 pm About the factory act: To improve the lot of factory labourers, the Government of Ripon passed the first Factory Act, 1881 which sought to regulate and improve the conditions of labour. The Act was applicable in case of factories employing 100 or more hands. The Act prohibited the employment of children under the age of seven, limited the number of working hours for children below the age of twelve and required that dangerous machinery should be fenced. 1 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on WhatsApp Leave an answerCancel replyYou must login or register to add a new answer. Related Questions What are the Issues with Government of India Act, 1935? Tell us about the Government of India Act, 1935.