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Simon Aubin / Scientific professional

M.Sc. Chemistry; Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH); Registered Occupational Hygienist (ROH)


Simon Aubin has worked as a scientific professional in the IRSST’s Laboratory Division since 2004. Since earning his master’s degree in chemistry from McGill University in 2000, he has worked continuously in the field of analytical chemistry. He has participated in the introduction or development of analytical methods and in research activities involving isocyanates, nitrosamines, inhalable dusts and asphalt fumes. Mr. Aubin also sits on the ISO TC146 SC2 WG4 Organic Vapours Work Group and on ASTM subcommittee D22.04 on Workplace Air Quality, and is the IRSST’s representative at the Regroupement provincial des hygiénistes du travail des équipes régionales de santé publique (RPHT).


  • Analytical chemistry, occupational hygiene, air sampling
  • Isocyanates, aldehydes, PAHs, TGIC, asphalt fumes and indicators for diesel exhaust exposure
  • Gas and liquid phase chromatography and mass spectrometry
  • Gravimetric analysis (respirable, total and inhalable dusts)
  • Quality control (laboratory)

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