Government of Haryana notifies Standard Operating Procedures for various Manufacturing Processes in the Factories.

The State Government of Haryana, Labour Department on 3rd June 2022, has notified the Standard Operating Procedure (SOPs) for the factories, in order to minimize the fire accidents and the dangerous occurrences in the factories, where the hazardous chemicals, gases and other flammable substances are being used.

Further, all the Factory Owners/ Stake Holders are advised to carry out their manufacturing process safely and in accordance with these Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). After 60 days from the date of this advisory, the officers of the Labour Department may inspect/check the status of compliance.

As far as possible mechanized cleaning should be undertaken at the workplace. In case it is not feasible to do so, no single person should be allowed to undertake the work of cleaning/maintenance. It is recommended that in the peak summer season, entry of the person into the sewerage/ETP/STP should not be allowed between 11 AM to 4 PM when concentration of gases is expected to be high.

It is the responsibility of the person who has engaged the labour to cleaning of the Sewerage/ETP/STP that to apprise them about the “Do’s & Don’ts” in advance to ensure safety.