The Centre for Occupational Health, Safety and Environment, COHSE is one of the Centres in the Institute of Petroleum Studies, IPS. The need to establish the Centre was nurtured since 2007. Professor J.A. Ajienka who was the pioneer Director of IPS at the time shared his idea
Operating under the aegis of Centre for Oil and Gas Technology, IPS is sponsored by TOTAL E&P Nigeria Limited and NNPC Joint Venture. The Strategic Plan designed at the inception of the Institute has created room for expansion. Such expansionist propensities have paved the way for the establishment of eight new Centres.