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FACTORY INSPECTORATE
ANNUAL SAFETY AWARD FOR FACTORIES

 

In order to stimulate and maintain an awareness of the importance of safety at work place by the management, the Government of Puducherry, has instituted Annual Safety Awards for the Occupiers of the Factories, who have contributed substantially to the cause of safe work conditions and improvement of Environment in the Factories and the matters connected there with, in the Union Territory of Puducherry vide G.O. Ms. No. 92/Lab/2000 dated 16th June 2000.

 

SAFETY AWARD COMMITTEE

The composition of the Safety Award Committee will be as follows:-

i.

The Chief Inspector of Factories and Boilers, Puducherry

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Chairman

ii.

A Representative from the Regional Labour Institute, Ministry of Labour, Government of India, Chennai

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Member

iii.

The Director, Department of Science, Technology and Environment, Puducherry.

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Member

iv.

A Representative from the Electricity Department, Puducherry, not below the rank of Executive Engineer.

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Member

v.

The Joint Chief Inspector of Factories and Boilers, Puducherry

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Member Secretary

ELIGIBILITY FOR THE AWARD

The Awards are open to the following Factories who display outstanding contribution and achieve effective results in safety and improvement of environment at work place.  

  1. The Factories which have worked less than 1lakh man-hours in the contest year

  2. Fatal Accident should not have occurred in the contest year

  3. The Factories should not have been convicted for breach of any of the Statutory Safety provisions during the contest year.

CRITERIA FOR AWARDS

The Safety Awards Committee would among other things, take into account the following criteria.

  1. The reduction in weighted frequency rate of accident when compared with the previous year and the longest accident free period in man-hours during the contest year based on the application received from the Management of the Factories.

  2. House keeping, safety provisions, awareness on safety programmes and environment based on the Inspection conducted by the Awards Committee.

CLASSIFICATION OF AWARDS

Group "A"

Factories manufacturing Chemicals and Factories covered under the "Control on Industrial major accident hazards rules - 1992 ". - Honorable Chief Minister's Rolling Trophy with Merit Certificate.  

Group "B"

zardous Factories as listed in the First Schedule of the Factories Act,1948 other than the Factories coming under Group - A . - Honorable Labour Minister Rolling Trophy with Merit Certificate.

Group "C"

Non-Hazardous Factories and Factories not coming under Group - A and Group - B. - Labour Secretary Rolling Trophy with Merit Certificate.


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