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


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.

Accreditation fields and organizations

American Industrial Hygiene Association - Laboratory Accreditation Programs (AIHA-LAP), LLC

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:

  • Asbestos
  • Metals (including béryllium)
  • Microbiology (including Legionella)
  • Silica
  • Solvents

AIHA-LAP, LLC accreditation complies with the ISO/IEC Standard 17025:2005 requirements, but this does not imply ISO 9001 certification and registration.

List of laboratories accredited by AIHA-LAP,LLC for :

Calibration Laboratory Assessment Service (CLAS)

  • Acoustical calibration (the only one in Canada)
  • Electrical and frequency calibration

Centre d’expertise en analyse environnementale du Québec (CEAEQ)

  • Legionella pneumophila et Legionella spp. in cooling tower waters