Coalfield and residents - (NCL & BCCL) : Repiratory, musculo-skeletal and gastro intestinal complaints, fatigue, & difficulty in hearing in workers and residents
Cotton Ginning - Grading of byssinosis, higher cytokine levels in workers having symptoms and abnormal PFT
Study Lead acid storage battery plant – Engineering & administrative controls were shown to be effective for reducing Pb exposure.
Study Pesticide exposure - Tea plantation: High prevalence of musculo-skeletal, ophthalmological problems, asthma & allergies in exposed subjects.
Study Indoor air pollution from biomass combustion and health hazards among people residing in slum areas of Ahmedabad
Study Iron and ceramic industries
The Institute conducted controlled experimental study to find out effect of smoke/nicotine, arsenic and mercury on the offspring development & neurobehavioural changes, in utero treated mice
Conducted pilot study on Bio-marker for early detection of silicosis – Clara cell protein 16 (CC16) appears to be promising biomarker
Re-designated as WHO-CC in the field of occupational health (IND 52)
Developed Personal Cooling Garment and its efficacy evaluated in iron foundry & construction workers
ROHC(E), Kolkta produced a redesigned model of cycle rickshaw (Patent No. 247859, Date - 03/06/2011).
ROHC(E) Kolkata reported for the first time the occurrence of Byssinosis like health problems in jute industries.