The main objective of the Department is implementation of the Factories Act, 1948 (Central Act) and the various rules made there under, The Boilers Act, 1923 (Central Act) and the various rules & regulations made there under and part implementation of the Manufacture, Storage & Import of Hazardous Chemical Rules, 1989 (central rules) framed under the Environment Protection Act, 1986.
The aim is to bring out the salient features of the above three legislations which are enforced by the Inspectorate of Factories & Boilers, to explain the steps to be followed to comply with the provisions and to change the attitude of management and employees towards the Inspectorate as a facilitating organization rather than an enforcing agency.Read More
Inspectorate of Factories & Boilers was bifurcated from the office of the Commissioner, Labour and Employment in the year 1984 and was established as a separate Department, being the competent public authority to enforce legislations pertaining to safety, health & welfare of the workers working in the factories and safety of the boilers. Subsequently with the enactment of the Environment Protection Act, 1986, powers to implement certain provisions under the said Act were also vested with the Chief Inspector of Factories & Boilers.
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