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Approval of Plans
Manner of compliance
Responsibility Occupier / Civil Engineer Occupier / IR Dept. Occupier / IR Dept. Occupier
Records Approved Plans Factory license (form 3) Factory license in form 3
Section 6, Rule 5,6,7
For a new Factory or whenever any changes Whenever any take place application in form-I with changes take necessary fees & attachments shall be place. Approval Licensing submitted. By registering a factory & obtaining license License to be & registration of obtained in the factories. beginning of Submitting license for renewal in Form 3 Maximum 3 with specified fees. 2 months prior to the years expiry date
Section 6, Rule 8 Renewal License Section7A
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General duties of (1) To ensure, so far as is reasonably All the time occupier practicable, prejudice tosafety and welfare of (2) Without the health, the generality of the all workers while and maintenance ofin the provisions of sub-sectionare at work plant (a) the provision they (1), the matters to factory. arrangement in the factory are which such duty work in the factory that for and systems of extends, shall include(b) the safe Information, risks to health;training and ensuring without and absence of risks to (c) and safety instruction, health in connection with the use, handling, supervision to ensure the health & of work (d) Maintenance of all places safety of storageprovision, of access (safe and without and transport of articles and all workers at work; including means maintenance or monitoring (e) the substances; environment (safe, as may risks risksPrepare ) to health of 3) working and as often without be appropriate revise Section 40 A , Rule Maintenance of to health and adequate ) Safety Obtaining stability certificate from policy. 5 years Communicating the same to 1A 3A Building competent authority in form workers. Section 12, Rule Disposal of waste Disposing as per consent to CHWSTDF and Monthly 22, 73S and effluent authorized vendors. Section13, Rule Ventilation & Monitoring workplace temp. and air changes 22A temperature as per Factory act to ensure compliance Section 14, 36 Section 17, 35 section 18 Dust & Fume Standard lighting Drinking water Work area monitoring of As per the BIS Quarterly
Civil Deptt. Environment Manager Respective De ptt/ Maint Manager Respective Deptt. Electrical Dept. Utility Dept.
Stability certificate Manifesto in form 9,10 Ventilation study report Monitoring report Illumination survey report Water Portability test Maint schedule
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Section 28,rule 62&63
Rules prescribed under sub-section (4) of Quarterly section 18 of drinking water at least 5 lt. per • Quantity worker number of water centers to be • the provided shall be one case of a factory • Provided that in the "center" for every 150 every factory the following, namelywhere the employed persons employed Machine guarding (1) Inpersons number of at any one time in All the time theevery 500 it shall be sufficient if there is exceeds moving part of a prime-mover and (i) factory : one such "center" as aforesaid for waterevery headrace and tailrace of every every (ii) theflywheel connected to a prime-mover, 150 any part prime-mover first 500 andis in whether the of a stockto or which projects wheel and water-turbine; bar flywheel one (iii) persons up the for every 500 persons thereafter; and the engine-house stock ofsuch position or of beyond the head arenot; a lathe; (iv) unless they or in such be securely fenced by safeguards of a shall construction as to be safe to every person employed substantial construction factory as be Hoists & Lifts (1) In every factory-in the which shall they Every 6 months would be hoist and lift shall be- fenced, the they were securely constantly ifmaintained and kept in position (a) every following, namely:- (a) construction, sound while good parts of machinery part of are they an (i) of the mechanical every electric are in motion or in use fencing, and adequatea motor or rotary material generator, strength; (ii) Properly maintained, and shall be converter; (b) every part of transmission thoroughly examined by a competent person (b) every hoistway and dangerous part be machinery; and (c) every liftway shall of at least once in every period of six months, sufficiently protected by an enclosure fitted any other machinery; and a register shall be kept containing the with gates, and the hoist or lift and every prescribed particulars every such such enclosure shall be so of constructed as to
Respective Maintenance Dept.
Respective Maintenance Dept.
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twelvetackle shall, except for the purpose of lifting months, or at such intervalsworking (c) while any person is employed or as the Chiefbe the purposesspecifysafe working load test, Inspector beyond the inof a travelling on or near the may of track section a and a (3) For loaded wheel this writing, lifting registershall a this where marked there the shall which in any place section,- or lifting tackle plainly on crane machine or be be kepthecontaining liable Explanation.-In chain, rope would be prescribed machine" haveof a every crab, together struck identification mark effective and duly to "lifting particulars shallbe with an by the crane, thoroughly be deemed to means been (a) crane, such examination; the pulleyvisual ensure that and entered toggle, beataken block,register; sling, measuresin tackle"prescribed to the examined shall winch, gin (b) "lifting if means any examination chain wheel, where does is not practicable, bytablecoupling, this hook, shackle, crane sling, not approach within six meters of supplemented,runway; whichathe process of other means transporter or if necessary,swivel, showing rope every factory in Section 30 Revolving (1) In the safethe dismantling of similarofappliance, load and size that by clamp, tray of every kindthe gear, and place.is carried or parts socket, working indicated in notices under machinery grinding speeds on there (2) lifting machine or chain, rope shall be of The of has been fixed or to movable, near lifting carried out or placed usedeach as carefully as the whether in permanently measure shall be taken in every sub-section (1) shall not be exceeded. (3) Effective affixed displayed tackle in use, shall be raising to in prominent conditions inwith the notice or arrive at of connection permit a that the indicating the lowering a machineon the premises; plant safe working use in order factory any ensure any to factory, Section 31, 65 Pressure vessel (1) If in conclusion as to the safety of the or machinery position reliable orsafe working lifting machines. of persons, speed by use peripheral speed loads maximumpressureofis operatedbe thoroughly peripheral t hereof every revolving vessel, or any part a pressure (2) Every parts examined. vessel shall atwheel, the every grindstone or abrasive cage, basket,competentpressure, or similar above atmospheric examined by person 1. Externally flywheel pulley, disc effective speed of the shaft or spindle not exceeded. appliance drivenbe taken to ensure that the measures shall by power is upon which the 2. Internally wheel working pressure the diameter of the safe is mounted, and of such plant or 3. Hydraulic testing pulley upon such shaft or spindle necessary machinery or part is not exceeded. If internal exam issafe possible replace the not working peripheral to secure such same with Hydraulic test specified in act Section 32 Floor, stair and By maintaining condition every 2 years. speed. means of access Section 33 Pits sump opening By providing fencing at required place floor Section 34/ rule 64 Excessive weights (1) No person shall be employed in any factory to or young person shall, unaided by No woman lift, carry or move any load so heavy asperson, lift, to cause him anby hand another to be likely carryof material,injury. Persons Maximum wt. or move article, or on head, any material, article, tool or tool or appliance appliance exceeding 55 Kgs (a) Adult male : the maximum limit in weight set out in the 30 Kgs schedule Adult (b) : following female (c) Adolescent : 30 Kgs male : 20 Kgs (d) Adolescent female child (e) Male : 16 Kgs ( f) Female child : 14 Kgs No woman or young person shall engage, in Section 35 Protection of eyes conjunction with others, in lifting, carrying or In respect of any such manufacturing moving of injuryonor any head any material, process carried to in on factory ,particles or (a) risk by hand the eyes from being a article, to the or appliance, if exposure to process which involves-reason of the weight fragments thrown off in the course of the (b) Risk tool eyes by thereof exceeds the lowest weight fixed by process, or excessive screens or suitable goggles shall Effective light, the provided for sub-rule(1) for anypersons schedule to the protection be person shall be required or of of the Section 36 Precautions No allowed to persons engaged, multiplied by the number employedit is provided with a manhole of flue against fumes, enter any on, or in the immediate vicinity of, 1) the persons engaged. vat, pit, pipe, Unless chamber, tank, of process. the other confined space in any factory in gases or adequate size or other effective means of which any gas, fume, vapour or dust is likely egress.
(c) the maximum safe working load shall be plainly marked on every hoist orlift used for (d) the cage of every hoist or lift, and no loadevery gate referredload in clause carried carrying persons shall be fitted with a gate (e) greater than such to shall be (b) or thereon; side from fitted with inter-locking or on each following which access is afforded clause (d) shall be additional requirements (2) The to awhere the device to secure thatusedgate other efficient cage is supported bythe for shalllanding; to hoists and lifts apply (a) rope or cannot there devices shall when theropes or carrying and chain, be opened be at least installed and shall two cage is (b) efficientpersonsexcept be provided at the landing andconnectedcage after cage be reconstructed in that supportingcannot the chains separately a factory with shall be maintained capable of the device the (c) an efficient automatic moved unless its ofgate is closed.preventchain commencementmaintained load in the event this Act, to and balance weight, purposes of this or the together with themaximum namely:- section, provided and the and each rope Explanation.-For of Inits over-running. following chains or cage from machine the appliance provisions no breakage of the ropes, shall of Lifting machines , withliftingattachments shall be capable be (1) any factory or carrying to be whole weight unless of has a the a hoist or respectthe cage of attachments; including inlift working every deemed complied with the it gear, lifting tackles, shallall parts, be (a) together with its(otherdirection hoist and lift) maximum load; platform or construction, sound or movement ropes etc. lifting machine or movable, of every lifting whether fixed (i) of good cage, the than a material and of which is restricted by and fromor guides. for and everyand every chain, lifting tackle machine strengthrope free rope or lifting adequate maintained; and (ii) properlychain, and a guide defects; the purpose of raising or lowering persons, tackle shall be- examined by a competent (iii) thoroughly goods liftingleast once in no chain, rope or materials:personorat machine and every period of b) no
Respective Maintenance Dept.
All the time
Respective Maintenance/ Production Deptt Respective Maintenance dept.
6 monthly Yearly 4 Yearly As and when required. As an when required All the time
Civil Dept. Civil Dept. All dept.
All the time
Section 36 A
Precautions against fumes, gases 2) Until all practicable measures have been takencertificate in any gas, fume, vapour by (a) A to remove writing has been given or dust, which may be present on astest carried a any factoryPrecautions In competent person, based so a to bring its out no himself that the light or reasonably regarding the use level within the electric space limits and to (a) by portable permissible is any other freeif fromappliance of ofvoltage exceeding dangerous of portable prevent any ingress gas, such gas, dust or electric (b) any inflammable gas,fume, vapour is fume or fume, vapour or dust and unless- permitted suitable dust: or (b) volts shall beis wearing for use such person electrical light. or twenty-four present in such chambers tank, likely to be any factory any manufacturing Explosive 1) Where in breathing chamber, tank, vat, belt pipe, no apparatus and pit, securely vat, effective or dust, gas,afume or vapour inflammable dust , inside any flue enclosure confined space,flue process produces other of the plant or (a) pipe, attached light other the free end flame-proof which is or such character the prevention ofadequate space such lamp or to a ropeand process;ofextent asthe gas etc. of other confined than that to unless of to machinery used in (b) by a person or held removal are provided; confined space. outside safety devices of explode the andignition,used construction to or effective on gas, fume all be dust, be Exclusionshall suchpermitted to be of all likely accumulation or (c) enclosure therein. sources of ignition. practicable in any factory the taken or vapour; possible 2) Where measures shall be plant to prevent any used explosion by- orsuch as is machinery any part ofa process machinery (3) Where such in the plant
All the time
Respective Dept. Respective Dept.
All the time
Rule 70, 24 Section 38 Rule71B Section 40 Section 40A Section 40 B
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referred tofastening of any joint of any pipe in a factory contains any(1), is not so explosive or Before the in sub-section constructed as the withstand the probable inflammable gasto part or shallfastening to connected with measures the be pressure (b) all practicable or vapour under taken of pressure which such the gas be vapour as greater the ofatmospheric shall explosion part pressure, that in the effective measures aninto or taken to the part is reduce than any opening (c) cover pressure of aforesaid be explosive except all pressure; or shall not (a)tank or atmospheric accordance loosened, would a vessel which practicable gas or gas the No plant, opened or inflammable vapour prevent any any flow of the in contains (4) part or pipe to produce, measures part of be taken to inflammable restrict be with thefrom entering such namely:vapour following provisions, pipe shall the has the shall Precautions in into contained any any the part or pipe until All the time Ensure: and effects explosive or spread of a stop-valve by the effectively shall be been secured, or,factory, other the fastening exit provided explosionoras the has by the substance stopped subjected, in any case of fire 1. Emergency the plant or machinery of provision be, securely replaced: means;welding, brazing, soldering or cutting case may in to fire extinguishers provided any 2. chokes, baffles, involvesor other effective vents the application operation ventilation exhaust fans provided of 3. Proper which appliances. adequate measures have first heat unless 4. Isolated store of flammable gas and been taken to remove such substance and liquids 5.designated place for hazardous waste any fumes arising there from or to render Fire fighting Two fire bucketsand fumes non- explosive or Monthly check such substance filled with sand provided at apparatus and each floor. system provided. Fire hydrant non-inflammable and no such substance water supply Fire extinguishers provided as one for every shall be allowed to enter such plant, tank or 500 If meter Safety of buildings vessel itafter any to the operation until any All the time (1) sq. appears such Inspector that the metalithas cooled sufficiently to prevent any and machinery. buildingappears to the Inspector that the use or part of a building or any part of (2) If theanyappears the substance. in a factory is of itof igniting to part Inspector that building or the plant Maintenance of risk ways, machinery or of a building or any All the time If in such thepart of amachinery orfactory in to part of or condition building is dangerous in buildings building a ways, that it in a plant is a human stateor safety, he may serve human factory involves imminent Officers to lead to As and when such a life ofof Safetyas danger to on one is likely for the Safety officer Employment disrepair occupier or detrimental to the the occupier manager serve on the factory life or safety he may or both of health and conditionsor more workers thousand Safety Officers required. Duties of an manager writing specifying the an order in or order in or workers, hefactory measures, welfare of the concerned Depttsserve on the the both of the may in planning to advisehis opinion should be adopted and which in or manager or both of it has been writing prohibiting its use until the factory occupier and organising measures necessary for the to adviserepaired oraspects in all job studies, requiring in writing be carried the measures them properly on safety specifying out before a altered. an order control to personal injuries; effective date. evaluate the effectiveness of and to carry outof detailed job safety studies to check his specified and opinion should be taken and which in of selected taken or proposed to be taken to jobs; theadvise the purchasing and stores Deptts to actionthe same to be carried out before requiring prevent personal injuries;matters related to in ensuring advice on in the availability of to provide high quality and order. such date as is specified personal out plant safety inspections; in order carrying protective equipment; to carry inspections to observe advice on matters related to render the physical conditions of work and the work investigation of procedures reporting and practices and to investigate selected accidents; industrial followed by workers and to render advice on accidents and diseases;cases of industrial to investigate the measures to bethe maintenancedangerous adopted and removingsuch for the diseases contracted to advise on of unsafe physical conditions and relating to occurrences setting up of safety committees reportable under rule preventing 121; records as are necessary to promote unsafe actions by workers;occurrences such accidents,asinadviser andwith the concerned and act to organise dangerous association catalyst to and industrial diseases; competitions, contests committees; conduct either independently Deptts, campaigns, to design and or inother activities with the training Deptt, collaboration which will for purposes Constitution of Site andThe State Government may, develop and As and when (1) maintaintrainingto consider the programme suitable the interest of applications for Appraisal of advising it and educational workers in required establishing and maintaining safe location of for the prevention of for the initial conditions Committees grant of permission personal injuries. of factory involving a hazardous process or a work and procedures; and Compulsory Compulsory disclosure of information by the As and when any such factory, disclosure of for the to worker, CIF, Local authority & occupier information of regarding dangers required (1) All expansion appoint athe vicinity. Information public in Site Appraisal Committee. including health hazards and the measures to overcome such hazards arising from the exposure to or handling of the materials or
Respective Dept. / Fire officer
Fire Officer / Safety dept. Respective Dept./ Civil Deptt Respective Dept./ Civil Deptt Occupier
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(2) The occupier shall, at the time of registering the factory lay downapproval of (4) Every occupier shall, with the a detailed policy occupier of a factory health an any the Chief Inspector, the involving on-site Section 41 C Specific Every with respect to draw up and safety and emergencyprocess shallplan and responsibility of of Maintain accurate and detailed disaster hazardous (a) the workers employed thereinhealth up-to-date intimatemeasures for his factory and make IF control or, as personsthe may and the local occupierrecords such policy to the case Cwho be, possess medical (b) Appoint known to and, workersany any changes also. Hazardous process authority of the workers in the factory who records, the and experience therein and qualifications thereafter, question arises as Provided that where employed in handling to the general public chemical,the vicinity to in toxic or any are Provide substanceslivingare competent of hazardous for medical and experience every to the qualifications examination of of a (c) exposed to any the factory, appointed, measureswhichof are the required to other substances supervise such safety theassigned to a the person harmful handling within the factory worker- so such worker is decision (a) before job betaken in the shall beof an accident all the event working place taking manufactured, at stored, or working with, or handled andwhile continuing in such job, and after he the final Chief Inspector involving the handling of, a (b) to provide place. transported to work and records shall the and such be necessary substance, such protecting has ceased facilities for job, intervals Act 41 F Permissible limits hazardous maximum inpermissibleat threshold (1) The accessible to the workers months in such workers in the manner prescribed: of exposure of not exceeding twelve chemical and toxic limits of exposure of chemical and toxic manner as may be prescribed, substances in manufacturing processes substances. (whether hazardous or otherwise) in any factory shall be of the value indicatedfactory Act Section 41(G), Workers' (1) The occupier shall, in every in the Rule 73 J participation in where a hazardous process takes place, or safety where hazardous substances are used or (1) Where the workers employed in any Act Section 41(H) management Right of workers to handled, set up a Safety Committee of number of warn about consisting (2) It shall be the equal of such occupier, duty imminent danger representatives of workers and management (3) If the occupier, agent, manager or the to promote co-operation between the person in-charge referred sub-section Section 42, Rule 74 Washing facility As per state Factory rules. to in maintaining workers and the management in proper safety and health at work and to Section 45 First aid Provision of the fully the measures aid box. in review periodically equipped first taken appliances Rule 76 Trained First aiders. that behalf. Section 46, Rule 79 Canteen Provision of canteen Section 47, Rule 86 Shelter rest room As per state Factory rules. and lunch room Provision of In every factor wherein five hundred or more Welfare officer workers are employed adequate no of Section 51/52 / 53 Weekly hours, welfare officers shall be employed. Providing weekly holiday to all employees Weekly holiday & No worker shall allow working for more than Rule 93 Section 62, Rule 99 Compensatory off. As per in a week. Adult workers 48 hrs state Factory Rules Register to be maintained on S-67: Prohibited employment of children of below Not yrs. A child be employed during S-71: 14 permitted to who has completed in the age Certificate but to 6 am) yrs. Can be of 14 yrs of not 15 night time (From 10pm fitness granted by S-68: employed surgeon a period of 4 & prescribed certifying maintain S-73: To for a max. register in half hours in a day. A child who has completed the age form S-68,69: Section 87, 114, Special safety of 15 years but has not completed the age of Safety audit report Dangerous measures to be 18 years can be employed as an adult if he has a certificate of fitness for a full day’s operation taken work. Section 87, Compliance of the Safety inspection Schedule (05&24) schedule 5 and 24 Section 67, 68,69,71 & 73 Restrictions employment children factories Section 49
Compulsory disclosure Information
As and when required
At all time
Respective Dept/ Occupational health Centre
Health check up record
Every three months
Occupier / safety dept. Every worker
Minutes of the meeting
Occupier Factory Medical officer Occupier/ Canteen Occupier
Approved Factory plans
38 39 40
-Weekly All the time.
Occupier Occupier/ Manager Manager /IR dept. Occupier Muster In Form 17
Manager/ safety dept. Manager/ safety dept.
Safety audit report Safety inspection report
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Section 88A Section 89 Section 92 Section 94
Notice of accident Where in any factory an accident occurs which causes death, or which causes any bodily injury by reason of which the person working for a Notice of injured is prevented fromany dangerous Where in a factory period of forty-eight hours or more dangerous occurrence of such nature as may be immediately occurs, the accident, or which occurrence prescribed, following a factory contacts any Notice of diseases Where any worker in whether causing any is of such nature as may be prescribedthe in bodily injury or indisability, Schedule the disease specified the Third or not, this behalf, the manager of the factory shall manager of the factory shall send notice the factory shall send notice General penalty manager of thereof to such authorities, in send notice thereof to such authorities, and in such form thereof to such authorities, and in such form for offences suchwithin such within as may be prescribed. form and such time, as may be and within such time, as may be prescribed. and time, prescribed. Section penalty Compliance of the requirement after previous conviction Penalty obstructing inspector for --
As an when required As an when requires As an when required As an when required As an when required
Manager/ HR dept/ Safety dept. Manager/ Safety dept Manager/ Safety dept. Manager/ Safety dept. Manager/ Safety dept. Occupier
Form 24 A Form 25 Notice If any ----
Penalty for ----contravention of provision 41B, 41C, 41 H ---
Section 97 Offence by worker --Section 108, 118 Display of Notices ----
Occupier Manager/ Safety dept. IR dept
Displayed copy in form No.26 Returns copy in form 27 Training records
Section 110, 119 Returns
Regularly filling of returns
Six month and twelve months
of No worker in factory shall wilfully 1. Interfere or misuse any appliance or convenience reasonable cause do anything 2. Without provided for health, safety and welfare of workers himself or others; likely to endanger therein. any appliances or 3. Neglect to make use of other things provided in the factory for the Section 111A Right of workers Every worker shall have the right to - purposes of from the the health or safety of (i) Obtain securing occupier, information the Get trained within health and safety at relating to therein. (ii) workers worker's the factory wherever work, possible, or, to get the Inspector directly the (iii) Represent to himself sponsored by or through of representative is the a training Section 118 Abstract of occupier his the factorytrained required to be Abstract for getting act in at matter of centre or at provisionduly approved by the inadequate institute, for protection in his factories act displayed the conspicuous locations of the Chief Inspector, in the factory. where training imparted health or safetyAccidents and isdangerous factory. Section 123 Register of Register of for workers' health and safety at work, dangerous occurrences is required to be maintained occurrence and produced to Factory inspector on demand. book in the prescribed form is Section 124 Inspection book Inspection Sch.I (Sec. 2(cb)) List of Industries required to be maintained and produced to Factory inspector for writing his inspection Involving remarks on demand. Hazardous Process. Sch.II (Sec 41F) Permissible level of certain Chemical Substances in work environment
Section 111, Obligation of worker
Minutes of the committee meeting Form 26
As an when required As when
Sch.III, (Sec.89 & List of Notifiable 90) Disease Rule 7&8 Notification of Major Accident in factory to be reported to As and when it Major accident DISH within 4 hours and there after occurs. furnishing report in schedule 3 Rule 9 Rule 12 Notification of Site Not applicable as there is no chemical used Not Applicable Safety Report & in the factory as specified in Col.2 of Sch.2 Compliance Safety audit once in two year (externa ) and Safety Audit with the threshold quantities mentioned in With Safety yearly internal col.3. Reports Audit report All the time All the time
Accident report in Schedule 3 Audit report
Onsite Compliance Emergency Plan By preparing OEP The 1st Schedul Information to be To inform regarding Sec.2(cb) given to the 1. Nature of the major accident hazard. person s liable to 2. Safety Measures & Do’s don’ts which The 2nd Schedule be of Hazardous should be adopted in case of the Major List affected by major accident Sec.41-F process industries. accident. The3rdt Schedule Permissible levels Sec.89 & 90) of Certain substances in work environment. List of Notifiable Disease
OEP Notice displayed near the installation Medical facing the Exam outside. Work place Public Ann monitoring
Half yearly / Yearly Yearly
S & E Dept
Work place monitoring
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