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

 Important Notice Concerning COVID-19

(June 12, 10AM) Gradual resumption of the Laboratory Division’s activities. Due to the rapid spread of COVID-19, and to ensure the health and safety of its employees and its entire network, the IRSST has implemented exceptional measures.

Research responding to
workplace needs

One of the leading OHS research centres in Canada, the Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail (IRSST) conducts and funds research activities aimed at eliminating risks to worker health and safety and at promoting worker rehabilitation.

Discover the contribution of Quebec OHS research to the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  OSH Agenda

  • SIAS 2020

    October 12-13, 2020 – Aichi, Japan

  • PostponedInternational Symposium on Epidemiology in Occupational Health (EPICOH)

    Postponed in 2021

  • PostponedXXII World Congress on Safety & Health at Work

    September 19-22, 2021 – Toronto, Canada

All Events

Designed Especially for Workplaces

Awareness-Raising Guides and Tools


  Laboratory Services

  • Evaluation of the Efficacy of N95-Type Respiratory Protective Devices and Barrier Masks 

  • Environmental, Toxicological and Biological Analysis Services

  • Recognition Programs

  • Loaning, repairing, and calibrating monitoring equipment

  • Methods, Specialized Guides and Tools

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Funding University Researchers and Other Scientific Organizations

Occupational Health and Safety Research Grants

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Helps Training Researchers For Emerging Needs in Occupational Health and Safety

Graduate Studies Scholarships and Postdoctoral Fellowships

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