Centre for Occupational and Environmental Health

  1. In addition COEH has organized conferences and workshops training Hundreds of environment, health and safety professionals, scientists, doctors and NGOs who have benefited from such training . The topics covered in these activities:
    • Recent Advances in Occupational and Environmental Health
    • Risk assessment and management of workplace hazards
    • Understanding Noise Induced Hearing Loss in workplace
    • Industrial Hygiene Practice for prevention and control of hazardous exposures.
    • Programmes on hazardous industries: e.g., Cold storages, Health Care Institutions.
    • Environment, health and safety management in food and drug testing laboratories, etc.

  2. Centre has shared experiences in 30 international and national conferences on issues of importance as mentioned below.
    • Preventing chemical accidents
    • Environmental Epidemiology and Public Health Protection
    • Health hazards of Asbestos
    • Bio-Medical Waste management, including treatment and handling

  3. The COEH has been associated with teaching at a number of institutions:
    • Teaching post graduate physicians/students at National Institute of Health and Family Welfare, Munirka New Delhi.
    • MPH students at Achyut Menon Centre for Health Sciences Studies, Trivandrum
    • National Institute of Communicable Diseases, New Delhi.
    • MPH students at PGI, Chandigrah
    • Master of Industrial Hygiene & Safety Programme, Sardar Patel University, Gujarat, in India’s first Post Graduate Industrial Hygiene course in collaboration with the University of Cincinnati, USA.
    • Certificate in Occupational Health PRIA 

  4. It has also provided expertise on environmental health and safety to:
    • Consumer Association of Penang, Malaysia
    • Punjab Haryana Delhi Chambers of Commerce and Industry,
    • Confederation of Indian Industry
    • ASSOCHAM,
    • Toxics Links
    • IDC and other NGO’s.

  5. The COEH has also carried out assessment and supervision of:
    • Bio-Medical Waste Management in scores of healthcare establishments in Delhi –
    • CEOH helps Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) with regular inspections of hospitals.
    • The COEH has conducted more than 382 training programme since December 1998 on Bio-Medical Waste Management for Health Care Workers (HCW), training more than 12,000 HCW.
    • The Centre has published research work in leading international and national journals such as International journal of Occupational and Environmental Health, European Journal of Oncology, and others.

Centre for Occupational and Environmental Health