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Inspection Procedures - Department of Factories Boilers Industrial Safety Health

Inspection Procedure - Factories

Before Inspection

The inspector shall be guided by the administrative instructions issued by Director and Govt from time to time and general principles of conduct as stipulated by the Govt. Servants Conduct Rule.

During Inspection

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, The Karnataka Factories Rules 1969 and the Karnataka Control of Industrial Major Hazard Accident (Karnataka) Rules 1994 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, Standard Operating Procedures and Safety Maintenance Practices, 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

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Post Inspections

On completion of inspection, the inspector shall issue an online report based on the details captured in checklist (prescribed format). The report shall be uploaded on portal within 48 hours of inspection as mandated

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Inspection Checklist (Factories)

Inspection Procedure - Boilers

Before Inspection

  • Application in Form-J with inspection fees shall be submitted on-line through esuraksha portal.
  • Inspection date is communicated to the owner.
  • The owner shall prepare boiler for inspection by stopping, cooling, empting water inside the boiler and thoroughly cleaning it and keeping it in open condition.

During Inspection

  • Boiler is inspected internally and externally in dry condition.
  • Boiler prepared for hydraulic test by fitting back and tightening doors, dummying safety valves and other valves and filling water completely.
  • Hydraulic test of Boiler conducted to a pressure of 1.25 to 1.5 times the maximum approved working pressure of the boiler by pumping of water through pumps.

Post Inspections

  • Boiler certified or not certified based on the result of testing and communicated.
  • The signed certificate is scanned and uploaded in the portal for the applicant to download.
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Inspection Checklist (Chemical Process Industries)

Inspection Procedures - Department of Karnataka State Pollution Control Board

Objectives of inspection:

  1. For proposed Establishments
    • Field Observation to capture surrounding environmental settings
    • Verification of information submitted in application/proposals
  2. For existing establishments:
    • Verification of information submitted in the applications/records/ documents/reports.
    • To verify the compliance statute of conditions imposed in consent to establish/Consent for Expansion/consent to operate, Authorization/ Registration.
    • To verify the relevant records/documents for compliance e Assessing performance of Pollution Control systems e Sampling and Monitoring of environmental parameters
  3. For complaint related aspects
    • Nature of Complaint.
    • Verification of facts about the complaint.
    • Gathering facts through the complainant the industry.

Before Inspection

The inspecting officer shall follow the following procedures for inspection;

  1. The Central Inspection System will generate the Inspection schedule including the time / date of inspection and the details of Inspecting officer. The generated details of inspection by the CIS will be communicated to the registered email / contact number.
  2. In presence of the occupier/authorized agent of the industry inspection shall be conducted.
  3. For new project for site inspections the following are to be verified.
    • Compliance to the siting guidelines prescribed.
    • Distance of proposed site with respect to human settlements, water bodies, National/State highway, railways, existing industries in the vicinit of the site, forest boundary, archeological monuments, bio-reserves, wild life sanctuaries, religious and educational institutions.
    • The latitude-longitude of the proposed project site (in case of major and medium Scale industries)
  4. In case of existing industries while issuing CTO: When the industry makes an application for obtaining CTO. the industry is inspected to collect the following details
    • Point wise compliance to the CTE conditions.
    • Point wise compliance to the CTO conditions.
    • Verification of relevant records and log books.
    • Verification of water meters as per Cess Act.
    • The source of generation of wastewater flow meter, energy meter attached to the ETP/STP, operation of the treatment plant and disposal facilities provided.
    • The sources of generation of Hazardous and Non-Hazardous Solid Waste, its storage, treatment and disposal facilities.
    • In case of on line/ real time monitoring verification of the functioning of instrument, calibrations, and data logging.
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During Inspection

  1. During the inspection if the inspecting officer desires to gather evidences for non-compliances during the visit the samples of the air emissions and discharges; hazardous waste and ground/surface water, soil Sample depending upon the requirement shall be collected following the procedures as laid down in the Water Act, the Air Act and the EP Act. Care shall be taken to draw proper mahazar at site, preserve and transport the sample to jurisdictional Board Laboratory and to divide the sample if desired. The copy of the mahazar shall be given to the occupier or to the authorized agent.
  2. The inspecting officer, if any shall inform the non-compliance/ violations orally and record them in the book if maintained by the industry.
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Post Inspections

  1. After the inspection, the inspecting officer shall report the observations / upload the inspection report in the Central Inspection System Portal within 48 hours in the prescribed format. The inspecting officer shall ensure that, the inspection report also indicate the quality of the treated effluent and the emissions over a period of time.
  2. The inspection report shall only record the observations of the inspecting officer, findings of the records and also his/her views on the compliance.
  3. Based on the inspection report, the decision-making authority, if required will initiate appropriate action as contemplated in the Statute.
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Inspection Checklist (Karnataka State Pollution Control Board)

Inspection Procedures - Department of Labour

Before Inspection

  • Computerized allocation of establishments to the concerned inspectors on the basis of risk management. The same establishment will not be consecutively allotted to an inspector.
  • Issuance of notice of inspection will be automated through Central Inspection System and will be communicated to registered email and contact number.

During Inspection

  • Single / Joint/Synchronized visit of the inspectors to the unit/ establishment as per scheduled time / date.
  • The Inspection will be carried out based on the pre – defined Checklist which can be downloaded from the CIS portal

Post Inspections

  • Online submission /uploading of the report by the inspector visiting the unit/ establishment will be uploaded within 48 Hrs of inspection and can be accessed online by employer through CIS Portal.
  • Issuance of satisfactory of inspections / notice to rectify defects.
  • Acceptance of compliance report / initiation of penal action if required.
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Inspection Procedures - Department of Legal Metrology

Inspections are of two types:

  1. Spot inspection of premises at the time of issuance New Manufacturer / Dealer / Repairer Licence and New Manufacturer / Packer / Importer Package Commodity Registration Certificate & Renewal / Amendment of Existing Manufacturer / Dealer / Repairer Licences.
  2. Surprise Inspection
Spot Inspection procedure of the premises for the issuance of New / Renewal / Amendment of Manufacturer / Dealer / Repairer Licences is as follow:

Before Inspection

  • After submission of the online application by the applicant the same will be directed to the jurisdictional Legal Metrology Officer (LMO)
  • The applicant will be intimated regarding the date of spot inspection of the premises after submission of application and also through auto generated SMS through e-mapan software and also through the intimation letter addressed to them

During Inspection

  • The LMO will visit the premises of the Manufacturer / Dealer / Repairer on the scheduled date and inspect the premises and verify the original documents uploaded by the applicant
  • The LMO will collect the specimen signature of the applicant and upload the same.

Post Inspections

  • The LMO will save the inspection report in the system and the same can be viewed in the applicants login within 48 hours
  • The LMO will forward the online application to the higher officer, where the application will be scrutinized and the licence will be approved
  • The approved licences can be downloaded by the applicants from their login
Spot Inspection Procedure for the issuance of New / Amendment of Manufacturer / Packer / Importer Package Commodity Registration Certificate is as follow

Before Inspection

  • After submission of the online application by the applicant the same will be directed to the jurisdictional Legal Metrology Officer (LMO)
  • The applicant will be intimated regarding the date of spot inspection of the premises after submission of application and also through auto generated SMS through e-mapan software and also through the intimation letter addressed to them

During Inspection

  • The LMO will visit the premises on the scheduled date and verify the original documents as uploaded by the applicant.

Post Inspections

  • The LMO will fill the inspection report and the same can be viewed in the applicant’s login within 48 hours.
  • The LMO will forward the online application to the higher officer, where the application will be scrutinized and the packing registration will be approved.
  • The approved packing registration certificate can be downloaded by the applicants from their user login.

Surprise Inspection Procedure is as follow

At Manufacturers premises:

  1. The licencee shall produce the original licence to the inspecting officer.
  2. The stock register maintained has to be produced to the inspecting officer.
  3. The model approval certificate of the weights / measures / weighing instrument /measuring instrument being manufactured shall be produced to the inspecting officer.
  4. The verification certificate of the weights / measures / weighing instrument / measuring instrument kept for sale shall be produced to the inspecting office
  5. The inspecting officer will save the inspection report in the system and the same can be viewed in the applicants login.

At the Dealers / Repairer Premises:

  1. The licencee shall produce the original licence to the inspecting officer.
  2. The stock register maintained shall be produced to the inspecting officer.
  3. The verification certificate of the weights / measures / weighing instrument /measuring instrument kept for sale shall be produced to the inspecting officer.
  4. The inspecting officer will save the inspection report in the system and the same can be viewed in the applicants login.
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Inspection Checklist (Legal Metrology)

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