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

Recognition Programs

The IRSST’s laboratories offer laboratory technicians the possibility of testing their competencies and validating their expertise under two recognition programs: CQ Fibres and CQ Vrac.

CQ Fibres – Quality control of fibre counting

CQ Fibres is a program that tests fibre counting competency by means of an interlaboratory exchange program.

CQ Vrac – Quality control of characterization of asbestos fibres in bulk materials and sedimented dusts

CQ Vrac is a program that tests competency in the characterization of asbestos fibres present in bulk samples and sedimented dusts.