Labour Department,

Government of Uttar Pradesh

The Factories Act, 1948

1.Risk Classification:

S.No. Risk Parameter Low Risk High Risk
1 Non-hazardous / Hazardous / Most-hazardous Non-hazardous Hazardous and Most-hazardous
2 Number of Workers 01 to 100 More than 100
3 Submission of self-certificate Yes No
4 Lockouts / Strikes No Yes
5 Accident No Yes
6 Complaint of violation of Labour Laws No Yes
7 Less than 50% workers are on contract Yes No
8 Establishments which are not inspected in last 3 years Yes No
9 Termination of employment without following proper procedure No Yes
10 Employment of Child Labour No Yes
Note: Unregistered establishments shall be inspected compulsorily.

2: Inspection Procedure

  • a. Identification of Establishments: the establishments which are to be inspected would be identified using the random computerized risk assessment
  • b. Inspection byJoint Team:
    • i.Inspection will be carried out by a joint team of inspectors.
    • ii. The inspecting team will consist of minimum 2 inspectors and one of the following officers, Assistant Labour Commissioner, Labour Enforcement Officer, Assistant Director Factory as per their availability.
  • c. Inspection report in 48 hours:
    • i. The inspection report would be uploaded / submitted by the inspecting team on the departmental portal with a unique number.
    • ii. The unique number will be used by the units / establishments / factories to view and download the inspection report within 48 hours from their web portal account.
  • d. Non-Compliance Notice
    • i. The department may issue a notice to units / establishments / factories to rectify defects / deviations / non-compliance observed as part of inspection.
    • ii. The establishment to do the necessary / appropriate compliance within 15 days and inform the Labour Department about the same after uploading the compliance report.
  • e. Final Action
    • i. Acceptance of compliance report / initiation of proceedings.


  • a. Whether the construction establishment is duly registered under the Act.
  • b. Whether the workers engaged therein registered under the Act.
  • c. Whether the employer of the construction establishment submitted the notice of commencement and completion of the construction work.
  • d. Whether the employer of the construction establishment Submission of information in ‘Form I’ to the assessing officer within 30 days of commencement of work.
  • f. Whether the establishment maintained the following registers
    • i. Muster Roll in Form XVI
    • ii. Register of Wages in Form XVII
    • iii. Register of Overtime in Form No. XXII
  • g. Whether employer of the construction establishment provided the working conditions to the workers such as working hours, drinking water, washrooms, free accommodation, crèches and first aid facilities.
  • h. Whether the employer submitted Annual Return.
  • i. Whether the employer of the construction establishment ensured the safety measures such as fire protection equipment, fencing of motors, eye protection, safety helmets and shoes etc.
  • j. Nature of violation, if any found during the inspection.