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The Commission des normes, de l'équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail (CNESST) and the IRSST have signed a service agreement whereby the Institute will provide the CNESST and its network with the necessary laboratory services for the application of prevention activities prescribed by the health and safety plan. Prominent among these services are those related to the establishment of intervention and health programs in various economic sectors and to the environmental and biological monitoring needed to ensure compliance with existing standards. A specific annual budget has been established for this purpose.
These services, provided under the terms of the CNESST-IRSST agreement, are only available to specialists in the Québec health and safety network.
With recognized expertise in occupational health and safety services, the IRSST is the holder of several accreditations that guarantee the quality, integrity and recognition of its work to its partners and clients.
IRSST laboratory (ID: 101913) is accredited by the AIHA Laboratory Accreditation Programs (AIHA-LAP), LLC in the IHLAP (Industrial Hygiene) and EMLAP (Environmental Microbiology) programs for the Fields of Testing as documented by the Scope of Accreditation Certificate and associated scope. These fields of testing refer to different types of analyses such as:
AIHA-LAP, LLC accreditation complies with the ISO/IEC Standard 17025:2005 requirements, but this does not imply ISO 9001 certification and registration.
CLAS Certificat Number 94-01