Inspectorate of Factories & Boilers Government Of Goa, India in the State of Goa has placed more stress on implementation of provisions relating to Occupational Safety and Health than enforcing punitive action.
The training courses in safety, first-aid, fire-fighting for the management, supervisors, and workers are well accepted by the industries and services to reduce accidents, render timely assistance and save lives. The students and lecturers of various colleges and polytechnics undergoing training courses have benefited through receiving inputs on Safety and health. To improve safety on roads while transporting hazardous chemicals, certificate training is held for the drivers in association with the R.T.O office of the State Directorate of Transport. The Department receives regular batches of students from the nursing institutes from the neighboring states of Karnataka and Maharashtra apart from local nursing students and medical students. The students can see the demonstration of Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene equipment and see the functioning of the unique mobile Occupational Health Laboratory.