Occupational Safety and Health
Number of Working Factories and Employment statistics
The number of working Factories and Employment details are shown in the table below indicate rise in the number of working factories and employment when compared to the previous years:
|Year||Number of Working Factories||Total Employment|
Registration and Cancellation
The details of Factories registered and cancelled under the Factories Act, 1948 are indicated below:
|Year||Number of Factories on Register||Number of Factories Registered Afresh||Number of Factories Cancelled / Removed From Register||Number of Working Factories|
Employment in Factories
|Year||Number of Working Factories||Average daily Employment||Percentage of Male and Female|
During the year 2005, there were 5 fatal accidents with 276 non-fatal accidents. Against 20,30,1600 Mandays worked, 2070 mandays were lost due to the accidents. Similarly during the year 2004, 6 fatal accidents with 357 non-falal accidents have taken place. Out of 18,70,6500 mandays worked, 2213 mandays were lost due to the accident.
However with a view to arrest the increasing friend of accidents in factories, the inspecting staff of the Factory inspectorate continue to have Hanson and personal discussion with the management and this has resulted in bringing down the total number of accidents.
During the year 2007, there are 8 fatal accidents with 208 non-fatal accidents. Against 21,09,2300 mandays worked, 1872 mandays lost due to the accidents. However with a view to prevent the accidents various safety promotional activities are being organized by this Inspectorate and also the managements of factories are persuaded to impart training on safety, to their workers to minimize the occurrence of accidents which has resulted in bringing down the total number of accidents this year.
During 2004, 347 Plans of the factory building with machinery layout were scrutinized and approved under the Factories Act, 1948, whereas during the years 2005, 2006 & 2007, 372, 302, 332 plans were approved respectively.
|Year||Total number of factories||Number of Factories inspected (Once)||Number of factories inspected (Twice)||Number of factories inspected (Thrice)|
Industrial Hygiene and Occupational Health Wing
|Year||Number of Industrial Hygiene Survey Conducted||Number of Workers Benefitted||Number of Occupational Health Survey Conducted||Number of Workers Benefitted|
|April 1999 - March 2000||22||1413||57||1264|
|April 2000 - March 2001||66||4114||60||1806|
|April 2001 - March 2002||50||1610||41||1127|
|April 2002 - March 2003||56||5780||64||3026|
|April 2003 - March 2004||136||5888||26||634 (Upto June 2005)|