Regional Occupational Health Centre (Southern)(ROHC(S), Bangalore

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Regional Occupational Health Centre (Southern)(ROHC(S), Bangalore

time outline iconBengaluru, Karnataka, India


The Regional Occupational Health Centre (Sourthern), Bengaluru is a permanent Centre under ICMR - National Institute of Occupational Health, Ahmedabad. It was established in year 1977. It has been engaged in occupational health research addressing issues of the Southern states - Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and the Union Territory of Pondicherry. Its research studies include occupational hazards of workers in coir, electroplating, grain handlers, ferro alloy, lead battery, tea plantation, catalyst processing, printing press, beedi rolling, latex industry, tyre manufacturing, instrument manufacturing factory, match factories, steel manufacturing plant, waste disposal, sheep wool shearing, road paving, etc. It also offers Associate Fellow of Industrial Health (AFIH) course for doctors.


  • Occupational Medicine
  • Industrial Hygiene & Toxicology
  • Air Pollution
  • Biochemistry
  • Respiratory Physiology
  • Ergonomics
  • Sociology
  • Statistics

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