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Lift trucks seat belt assemblies

Lift trucks seat belt assemblies

Normative and usability criteria for counterbalanced lift trucks

This exploratory study has profiled the main types of seat belts for lift truck use sold in Québec.

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Lift trucks

Lift trucks

How to Choose the Right Safety Belt

A practical information pamphlet and a complementary worksheet have just been published by the IRSST to assist preventionists, maintenance personnel, and lift truck suppliers in choosing the appropriate seat belt assembly for protecting lift truck operators.

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Lung inflammation

Lung inflammation

Archaea in bioaerosols

This research explores the presence of archaea in our environment, and our response to these poorly understood agents.

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OHS and prevention
The Costs of Occupational Injuries
OHS and prevention

This study provides a clearer understanding of the magnitude of the costs related to occupational injuries in Québec. The results of these estimates are a relevant source of information when determining research directions in OHS and prevention.


Occupational Cancer
Estimating the Number of Cases
Occupational Cancer

This report presents an estimate of the number of cases of occupational cancer among Quebec workers.


Musculoskeletal disorders
Comparative evolution of pain and work status following a rehabilitation program for workers
Musculoskeletal disorders

The results of this research indicate that the workers whose level of pain intensity decreased over time, regardless of whether it was low or high at the start of the program, had a higher rate of employment than did the workers who saw their pain intensity increase over time.

 


Occupational asthma
Psychiatric disorders among patients under investigation for occupational asthma
Occupational asthma

The primary objective of this study was to assess rates of psychiatric disorders (including mood and anxiety disorders, and hypochondriasis) and levels of psychological distress among patients under investigation for occupational asthma.


Heavy Vehicles
Assessment of Three Types of Reverse Alarm

A large part of accidents involving heavy vehicles driving in reverse occurred despite the reverse alarm being in good working order at the time. An IRSST team compared the effectiveness of heavy vehicles reverse alarms.


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New eBook available
Ergonomic Intervention
Ergonomic Intervention

Designed as a practical guide for use in academic ergonomics courses. Since it explains the practice of ergonomic intervention, it should also be useful to OHS professionals, as well as to various organization stakeholders.


Laboratory instruments
New tutorials available
Laboratory instruments

These videos offer a brief explanation of how to use the Fluke 975 AirMeter and the Airchek Sampler SKC PCXR4.

Fluke 975

Airchek Sampler SKC PCXR4


A five step process
Learn to prevent interpersonal violence effectively
prevent interpersonal violence

A Web site that offers a practical, proven process for sustainably preventing workplace violence in all types of organizations.


NOUVELLES PUBLICATIONS NEW RESEARCH PROJECTS




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