J Majumder
Designation Scientist-E (Medical)
Divsion ROHC(E), Kolkata
Email asim[dot]saha[at]gov[dot]in; asimsaha2311[at]yahoo[dot]co[dot]in
Contact +91-33- 2367 4390

Academic Qualifications

  • MBBS
  • Diploma in Industrial Health
  • Ph. D. in Occupational Health

Membership

  • Life Member-Indian Association of Occupational Health

Awards/Fellowhips

  • Young Scientist Award – 2005: Awarded by Indian Association of Occupational Health during the 56th National Conference of IAOH, Jamshedpur, 8th-10th February 2006 for contribution in Occupational Health.

  • P. N. Raju Oration Award – 2008 for outstanding contribution in the field of biomedical research (National recognition in the form of ICMR Award).

  • WHO in country fellowship training course “Certificate Course in Epidemiology of Non-communicable Diseases”,

  • WHO fellowship training program on “Asbestos analysis” at KOSHA, Ulsan, South Korea.



Research Interest

  • Occupational Health
  • Environmental Health
  • Epidemiology

Publications


  1. Saha A, Chaudhuri RN. Is Temporary Disablement Benefit Sufficient to Compensate Workers, Loss in Cases of Accidents? Indian J Occup Hlth 2002;45(2):73-75.

  2. Saha A, Chaudhuri RN. A Morbidity Study of Molasses Producing Workers. Indian J Occup Environ Med 2002;6(4):222-224.

  3. Saha A, Kulkarni PK, Chaudhuri RN, Saiyed HN. An Introspection into Reportable Accidents: Scenario of a Fertilizer Industry. Indian J Occup Environ Med 2003;7(3):23-28.

  4. Saha A, Ramnath T, Chaudhuri RN, Saiyed HN. An Accident-risk Assessment Study of Contract Piece Rated Workers. Industrial Health 2004;42:240-245.

  5. Saha A, Sadhu HG, Karnik A, Patel T, Sinha SN, Saiyed H. Erosion of nails following thallium poisoning: a case report. Occup Environ Med 2004;61:640-642.

  6. Tiwari RR, Saha A, Parikh JR, Saiyed HN. Injuries and injury care among child labourers of gem polishing industries of Jaipur, India. J Occup Hlth 2004:46(3): 216-219.

  7. Saha A, Kulkarni PK, Chaudhuri RN, Saiyed HN. Accident Risk and Status of Employment: An Introspection. Proceedings of International Conference on Emerging Technologies in Agricultural and Food Engineering. IIT, Kharagpur. 14-17 December 2004.

  8. Saha A, Kulkarni PK, Shah A, Patel M, Saiyed HN. Ocular morbidity and fuel use: an experience from India. Occup Environ Med 2005;62:66-69.

  9. Saha A, Podder E, Mankad M. Effectiveness of different methods of health education: A questionnaire survey in a scientific conference. BMC Public Health 2005, 5:88.

  10. Saha A, Kulkarni PK, Chaudhuri R, Saiyed H. Occupational injuries: Is job security a factor? Indian J Med Sci 2005;59(9):375-38.

  11. Saha A. Thallium Toxicity: A Growing Concern. Indian Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Indian J Occup Environ Med 2005;9(2):50-53.

  12. Saha A, Rao NM, Kulkarni PK, Majumdar PK, Saiyed HN. Pulmonary function and fuel use: A population survey. Respiratory Research 2005;6:127.

  13. Nag A, Elgstrand K, Saha A, Nag PK. Dermal injuries in hands among women in fish processing works. Occupational and Environmental Exposures of Skin to Chemicals – 2005. http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/skin/OEESC2/AbPost001Nag.html

  14. Saha A, Nag A, Nag PK. Occupational injuries in fish processing: A survey among women workers. J Occup Med Toxicol 2006, 1:23

  15. Patel HC, Rao NM, Saha A. Heat exposure effects among firefighters. Indian J Occup Environ Med 2006;10(3):121-123.

  16. Saha A, Kulkarni PK, Saiyed H. Living Environment and Self-Assessed Morbidity: A Questionnaire Based Survey. BMC Public Health 2007, 7: 223.

  17. Saha A, Kumar S, Vasudevan DM. Occupational injury surveillance: A study in a metal smelting industry. Indian J Occup Environ Med 2007;11(3):103-107.

  18. . Saha A, Kumar S, Vasudevan DM. Factors of occupational injury: a survey in a chemical company. Ind Health. 2008 Apr;46(2):152-7.

  19. Saha A, Karnik A, Sathawara N, Kulkarni P, Singh V. Ceruloplasmin as a marker of occupational copper exposure. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2008;18(3):332-7.

  20. Tiwari RR, Saha A, Parikh JR. Respiratory morbidities among working children of gem polishing industries in India. Toxicol Ind Health 2009;25:81-84.

  21. Saha A. Shift and long working hour and reproduction. in Kumar S and Tiwari RR ed. Environmental and Occupational Exposures – Reproductive Impairments. New Delhi: Daya Publ House, 2010:395-405. (Chapter in a book).

  22. Saha A, Munda DS, Rajmohan HR. Morbidity of grain handling workers: A cross sectional view. Indian Medical Gazette 2010;CXLIV(10):387-391.

  23. Tiwari RR, Saha A, Parikh JR. Asthenopia (Eyestrain) in working children of gem polishing industries Jaipur, India. Toxicology and Industrial Health 2011;27(3): 243-247.

  24. Saha A, Sharma YK, Kulkarni PK, Saiyed HN. Risk of tuberculosis and fuel use: A population survey. Occup Environ Med 2011;68:934.

  25. Tiwari RR, Saha A, Sathwara NG and Parikh JR. Blood chromium levels of children working in gem-polishing industries in India. Toxicology and Industrial Health 2011; 28(2): 170–173.

  26. Saha A, Sadhu HG. Occupational injury proneness in young workers: a survey in stone quarries. J Occup Health 2013;55(5):333-9.

  27. Tiwari RR, Saha A. An epidemiological study of low back pain among oil drilling workers in India. Toxicol Ind Health 2014;30(1):60-3.

  28. Tiwari RR, Saha A. Morbidity profile of child labor at gem polishing units of jaipur, India. Int J Occup Med and Env 2014;5(3):125-9.

  29. Saha A, Doctor PB, Bhagia LJ, Majumdar PK, Patel BD. A study of respiratory function among the workers engaged in ginning processes. Indian Journal Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2014;18(2):118-121.

  30. Saha A, Tripathi SR. A study on neurobehavioral performance of workers occupationally exposed to solvent in synthetic resin manufacturing. Toxicol Int. 2014;21(3):264-8.

  31. Tiwari RR, Saha A. Knowledge and attitude regarding asbestos hazards among asbestos workers. The International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2015;6(1):58-60.

  32. Saha A, Majumdar PK, Patel BD. A study of respiratory function among the workers exposed to organic solvents in synthetic resin manufacturing processes. Indian J Env Prot 2015;35(11):936-41.

  33. Saha A, Mukherjee AK, Ravichandran B. Musculoskeletal problems and fluoride exposure: A cross sectional study among metal smelting workers. Toxicol Ind Health. 2016 Sep;32(9):1581-8.

  34. Saha A, Munda DS, Alam J, Nayak K. A morbidity study among villagers residing near industrial units. Indian J Env Prot 2016;36(8):663-66.