Adolescents are allowed to work in places that do non-hazardous work. These establishments that do non-hazardous work are notified by the government. They are also allowed to work:
- In a family business. For example, working in your family jewellery business.
- As a child artist. For example, acting in Bollywood movies or in an advertisement.
Adolescents between the age of 14 to 18 are not allowed to work in:
- Mines or places which use inflammable substances or explosives. For example, a factory which manufactures firecrackers.
- Industries which use hazardous processes which are provided in another law called the Factories Act, 1948. They include coal, power generation, paper, fertilizer, iron and steel industries, asbestos, etc.