Institute of Miners’ Health (NIMH), an autonomous Institute
under Ministry of Mines, Government of India, conducts applied research
in occupational health and hygiene and specializes in providing
technical support services to mining and mineral based Industry with
special reference to metalliferous sector and endeavors for safe mines
and healthy miners through research & development.
The pioneering work carried out over decades in the field of
occupational health and hygiene and expertise developed thereof at
Kolar Gold Fields formed the nucleus for research and development
activities of the institute in miners’ health.
The Institute has state-of-art infrastructural facilities and expertise
for conducting Airborne Respirable Dust, Heat Stress, Vibrations, Noise
Monitoring & Mapping, Illumination, ergonomic, etc. surveys in
underground and opencast mines and routine & specialized health
surveillance of persons employed in mines as per provisions of Mines
Act, 1952 and subordinate legislations.