During inspection, the inspector has mandate under section 8 of Factories Act, 1948 to verify compliance of all applicable provisions of the Factories Act, 1948 and the Odisha Factories Rules 1950, the Odisha Factories (Control of Major Accident Hazard) Rules, 2001 which are available under Public Domain. The inspector shall be guided by the provisions prescribed in these statutes.
The inspector shall be required to verify copy of licenses, approved drawings, process details, SOPS and SMPS, work permits, documents pertaining to on-site and off-site emergency, audit reports, health check up records, statutory registers as applicable and the occupier is expected to remain in readiness with such details.
The Occupier shall keep information sheet duly filled in the format attached as Annexure-A.
In case of inspections pertaining to MSMEs, all the inspections being carried out in single day may cause inconvenience to the industry representative, if all the inspectors turn up at the same time. To avoid such a situation, the inspection schedule will be staggered in such a manner that no inconvenience is caused to the industry representative. The following time slots are to be followed by all the departmental inspectors.
- Labour Directorate & Directorate of Factories & Boilers – 10.00 am to 2.00 pm
- Odisha State Pollution Control Board – 3.00 pm to 5.30 pm