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Registration of Factories

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Registration of Factories

Industrial Safety Division
Department of Labour
97, Jawatta Road,
Colombo 05.

Head Office had been located at the above address and services of the institution have been decentralized in 11 regional offices.

Registration of Factories
Every factory should be registered at the respective District Factory Inspection Engineer’s office of this division. Relevant application (CFIE-4) together with the factory plan should be submitted for this registration. This service is free of charge.

Methods of Submission
(a) Submission of Accident Reports.
Accidents that occur in the factory or in the worksite should be reported to the District Factory Inspection Engineer in from 10 by the occupant.
Grievous or fatal accidents may be reported immediately over the telephone or by fax message for which form 10 can be sent thereafter.
Other accidents which weaken the person for more than 3 days may be reported on the fourth day.

(b) Complaints
Problems relating to employees’ safety, health and welfare may be submitted to the Commissioner of Labour or District Factory Inspection Engineer by persons or by Trade Unions.

Step by Step Procedure
Step 1: Commencement of inquiries
Step 2: Providing basic advice on employees’ safety, health and welfare requirements and on violation of the law.
Step 3: Checking whether the advice given on employees safety, health and welfare and on violation of law in being complied with.
Step 4: If the position remains the same, then to refer then to the Court of law

Note: If breach of law does not exist during the inspection, such inspections will end.

Time Taken for the Service: No specific period can be mentioned. The period depends on the working environment, machinery and the work processes .

Supporting Documents

  • Registration of the factory / worksite - Form CFIE 4
  • Accident reporting form - Forms No.10 and CFIE-1

Service Responsibilities

- Designation Name Office Area Relating to Administration
01 Commissioner of Labour(Industrial Safety) and chief factory Inspection Engineer
Mr .W.I.C.D.R. Fernando
Chief factory Inspection Engineer’s office, Industrial Safety Division, Department of Labour, 97, Jawatta Rd, Colombo 05
Tele:- +94-11-2508783 Fax:- +94-11-2508783
All electorates in all administrative Districts
02 District Factory Inspection Engineer, Colombo
Mr. A.W. Alahakone District Factory Inspection Engineer’s office,
Industrial safety
Division Department of Labour, 97, Jawatta Rd, Colombo 5,
Tele:- +94-11-2508775 Fax:- +94-11-2508774
All electorates in the Administrative District of Colombo
03 District Factory Inspection Engineer, Gampaha Mr. H.A.J. Anura Kumara District Factory Inspection Engineer’s office, Department of Labour, 207, Sri Bodhi Rd, Gampaha
Tele / Fax :- +94-33-2232403
All electorates in Gampaha district
04 District Factory Inspection Engineer, Kurunegala Mr. M.R. Wijethunga District Factory Inspection Engineer’s office, 143B, south circular Td, Gethwoan, Kurunegala
Tele / Fax:- +94-37-2220760
All electorates in Kurunegala and Puttalam Administration Districts
05 District Factory Inspection Engineers Kandy Mr. K.M.B.U. Kulasekara District Factory Inspection Engineer’s office, Department of Labour, Kandy M.P.C.S. Ltd. Building No15 Kumara Veediya Kandy
Tele / Fax:- +94-81-2225087
All electorates in Kandy Matale and Nuwa Eliya district.
06 District Factory Inspection Engineer, Galle Miss. M.H.I. Lakmali District Factory Inspection Engineer’s office, Department of Labour, Lower Dikson Rd, Galle
Tele / Fax:- +94-91-2225798
All electorates in Galle, Matara, Hambantota administrative Districts
07 District Factory Inspection Engineer, Jaffna Mr. S. Mahendrarajan District Factory Inspection Engineer’s office, Department of Labour, 133, Nawalar Rd, Jaffna
Tele / Fax:- +94-21-2226333
All electorates in the Administrative district of Jaffna, Mannar, Vavuniya, Mulathive, Kilinochchi
08 District Factory Inspection Engineer, Anuradhapura Mr. B.A.N. Danapala District Factory Inspection Engineer’s office, Department of Labour, 527/16, D.S. Senanayake Mawatha New Town, Anuradhapura.
Tele / Fax:- +94-25-2221320
All electorates in the Administrative Districts of Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Batticoloa, Ampara, and Trincomalee
09 District Factory Inspection Engineer, Ratnapura Mr. A.A. Jayawardena District Factory Inspection Engineer’s office, Department of Labour,Dhrmapala Mawatha, Ratnapura
Tele / Fax:- +94-45-2232069
All electorates in the Administrative Districts of Ratnapura
10 District Factory Inspection Engineer, Badulla Mr. S.N.B.M. Padmasiri
District Factory Inspection Engineer’s office, Department of Labour,96A, Mahiyanganaya Rd, Badulla.
Tele / Fax:- +94-55-2223550
All electorates in the Administrative Districts of Badulla & Moneragala
11 District Factory Inspection Engineer, Kalutara Mr. E. Abeysiriwardena District Factory Inspection Engineer’s office, Department of Labour,97, Jawatta Rd, Colombo 05
Tele:- +94-11-2508773
All electorates in the Administrative Districts of Kalutara

Service Responsibilities

Designation Name Division Address Telephone
Commissioner of Labour
Mr .W.I.C.D.R. Fernando
Industrial Safety Division Department of Labour, 97, Jawatta Rd, Colombo 05. +94-11-2508783
Deputy Commissioner   Industrial Safety Division Department of Labour, 97, Jawatta Rd, Colombo 05. +94-11-2508772

Organization Information

Department of Labour

Labour Secretariat,
Narahenpita,
Colombo 05.


Mr. P. W. M. G. Wickramasinghe
Telephones:+94 11 2581142 / 3, +94 11 2581146, +94 11 2581148, +94 11 2369373
Fax Nos:+94 11 2581145
Email:commgen@labourdept.gov.lk; cgldol@sltnet.lk
Website: www.labourdept.gov.lk

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Last Updated On: 2016-05-11 11:14:15
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