Occupational Health Day


Occupational Health Day 2018 was celebrated by AOHK on 7th July 2018 at Hotel Fortune Park JP Celestial, Bengaluru during AOHK Annual Conference.

“ BOHS – Need for Sustained Action “ was the theme selected for this year.

A workshop on BOHS was conducted on this occasion.

Dr.Thyagaraju, President, AOHK inaugurated the workshop and Dr. Naveen R, Secretary, AOHK welcomed the delegates.

Dr.Bishwadeep Paul, Secretary, IAOH motivated the participants by informing that BOHS modules were developed keeping in mind the young professionals.

Dr. Revanasiddesh, Central Council Member, AOHK moderated the session.

23 postgraduates from Dept. of Community Medicine participated in the workshop. Postgraduates were from St. John’s Medical College, MS Ramaiah Medical College, Vyedhi Medical College, Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences and Dr. B R Ambedkar Institute of Medical Sciences. 6 delegates from diverse industries also attended the workshop.

Dr.Srinivasa HK, Treasurer, AOHK, gave an overview of the need for BOHS and application of BOHS in an industrial setting with respect to the statute.

Dr. B Ramakrishna Goud, Professor & Head, Dept. of Community Health, St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore spoke on the importance of BOHS Manual and the application of BOHS in an agricultural setting.

Dr.Nikunj Desai from Reliance Industries Limited stressed on the need for BOHS in India and application of BOHS and about various training programs based on BOHS Modules.

Dr.R.Rajesh, President IAOH and other senior members Dr.Sudha Ramachandran, Dr.Jayaraj and Dr. Rajiv Jain also addressed the gathering.