THE FACTORIES ACT, 1948, AND MAHARASHTRA FACTORIES RULES, 1963
Two fire buckets of not less than 9 litres for every 100 square metres of floor area subject to a minimum of four buckers on each floor. One portable fire extinguisher for every
500 sqm Areas where highly inflammable, or explosive materials are used will not have any electrical fittings, if required, it will be of standard flameproof type.
Effective measures shall be adopted for prevention of static charges to a dangerous extent.
If flammable material is required to be used in large quantities, it shall be stored in a separate store and only the minimum required quantity (maximum up to 20 litres) will be stored in the workplace.