DEPARTMENT OF FACTORIES INSPECTORATE

Welcome to DFI

The Department of Factories Inspectorate provides national leadership in Occupational Safety and Health. The Department seeks to find and share the most effective ways of getting results to save lives, prevent injuries and diseases at all workplaces.

Providing National Leadership in Occupational Safety and Health

What We Offer You

The objective of the Department is to prevent occupational accidents and diseases that arise from exposure to stresses in the working environment, by the promotion and enforcement of measures that would safeguard the health and safety of workers, using as a basis, the provisions of the Factories, Offices and Shops Act and its related regulations.

Issuance of Registration Certificate

The department is responsible for the issuing of a yearly certificate by ACT 328 OF 1970, it’s undeniable that managing Health & Safety in the workplace is not only a legal requirement; it is also the morally correct thing to do.

Health & Safety Promotion

To promote safety effectively, employees have to adopt appropriate administrative procedures and workers must use safe working practices. The protection of workers against sickness, disease and injury related to their work environment

Periodic Technical Inspections

The Department Of Factories Inspectorate is mandated by act 328 of 1970 to conduct a technical safety, health and welfare inspection regularly of all premises within its jurisdiction to ascertain compliance of the law.

Industrial Hygiene Surveys

An Industrial hygiene survey is a survey conducted to accurately identify and assess worker exposures to chemical, physical and biological agents in the workplace; to provide recommendations for their reduction or elimination

Our Awards

BEST CORRUPTION REPORTING MECHANISM AWARD

AWARD FOR ADOPTION OF UPDATED SERVICE DELIVERY CHARTER

AWARD FOR PRACTICAL APPROACH TO FIGHTING CORRUPTION

In The News

A sensitization program on preventive safety by the Ag. Chief Inspector of Factories and a Senior Factories Inspector on Uniq Morning Drive Show.

DEPARTMENT OF FACTORIES INSPECTORATE

P. O. BOX MB 58, ACCRA

+233 (0) 302 662 633

+233 (0) 302 664 892

GA-226-8449

info@dfi.gov.gh