National studies and surveys are conducted for ascertaining the status of working conditions and standards of safety in particular industries and operations.
Unit level studies are carried out with the objectives of assessing the safety related problems and formulating recommendations for improvements. These studies also help managements to take necessary measured towards setting up safety system, instituting safety programmes and achieving the goal of total safety in their organizations.
Consultancy studies are undertaken at request of management or government agencies like, the factory inspectorates for studying specific problems and rendering advice for corrective measures. The finding of national studies and surveys and unit level consultancy studies become the source of technical inputs while drafting rules and regulations and designing various occupational safety and health intervention modules for target groups.