FACTORIES

FUNCTIONS: FACTORIES

Implementation and enforcement of:
1.THE FACTORIES ACT, 1948 AND THE RULES MADE THERE UNDER.

FUNCTIONS UNDER THE FACTORIES ACT, 1948 AND THE RULES MADE THERE UNDER.

  • Approval of factory plans
  • Registration, grant & renewal of factory license
  • Routine inspections of registered factories
  • Inspections for new coverage of factories
  • To attend complaints
  • Investigation of accidents, dangerous occurrences & occupational diseases reported
  • Initiate legal proceedings against the defaulters in the court of law & follow up for the same
  • Recognition of Competent Persons, Safety Officers, Factory Medical Officers, Welfare Officers, Occupational Health Laboratories & Occupational Safety and Health Auditors under the Act and the Rules.
  • Issue of Notifications, Framing & amendment of rules prescribed under the aforesaid Act
2.THE ENVIRONMENT(PROTECTION) ACT, 1986 (PART IMPLEMENTATION)

Functions under The Environment Protection Act, 1986.

  • Implementation & enforcement of Manufacture, Storage & Import Of Hazardous Chemicals Rules, 1989 in the factories registered under the Factories Act, 1948.

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