About the ROHC(E)

Regonal Occupational Health Centre (Eastern) Kolkata, instituted in 1980, has focused on occupational health research in the eastern states – West Bengal, Bihar, Orissa. Landmark studies have undertaken by the researchers, namely:

Pneumoconiosis in underground, surface coal miners' and mica miners'. Byssinosis in jute mill workers, epidemiological study in  smelting plants, clinico-epidemiological studies of arsenic exposed population, effect of lead on growth and development of children, occupational hazards in stone crushing, grain handling, transport workers. Noteworthy contribution is in patented  ergo - designing  of cycle rickshaw.

Reproductive toxicological studies due to heavy metal exposure, pulmonary health of beedi making workers and exposure to air pollutants, environmental and biological monitoring, VOCs and its metabolites.



Contact to ROHC(E), Kolkata

Dr. C. K. Pradhan
Scientist-E and Officer-in-Charge
Regional Occupational Health Centre (Eastern), Kolkata
Block DP, Sector V, Bidhan Nagar (Salt Lake)
Kolkata - 700091, West Bengal, INDIA
Email :pradhanck{AT}gmail{DOT}com
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