IRSST - Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail

Entries for 2018

News Releases

New Members of the Research Ethics Committee

  • June 26, 2018

At its recent regular meeting, the board of directors of the Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail (IRSST) appointed some new members to the research ethics committee (REC) for three-year terms.

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Making the Best Use of Backup Alarms

  • June 18, 2018

A new video by the Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail (IRSST) highlights what factors to take into account to ensure safe use of backup alarms under realistic working conditions. The video is intended for safety officers and users at all companies that have this kind of safety device on their vehicles.

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Delegation from the University of Occupational and Environmental Health Japan to Visit

  • June 07, 2018

From May 25 to June 11, the IRSST is hosting a delegation from the University of Occupational and Environmental Health Japan (UOEH). The visit is part of a joint initiative of the IRSST and the Université de Montréal’s School of Public Health (ESPUM) aimed at sharing and raising awareness of Quebec occupational health and safety (OHS) training and research practices.

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Renewal of Marie Larue’s contract

  • June 01, 2018

The chair of the Board of Directors of the Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail (IRSST), Manuelle Oudar, is pleased to announce that Marie Larue’s contract as president and CEO has been renewed.

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CLOSE – A new online tool for managing confined space risks

  • April 03, 2018

The IRSST has just made available a free online tool for analysing and managing the risks associated with work in confined spaces. The tool, called CLOSE, is intended for use by people already qualified for confined space risk management, including prevention officers, supervisors, clients, principal contractors, designer-integrators and rescuers.

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The IRSST mourns the loss of one of its pioneers

  • January 24, 2018

It is with great sadness that the Executive Office and staff of the Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail (IRSST) learned of the passing of Louis Berlinguet this past Sunday at the age of 91.

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