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

France Labrèche / Senior professional researcher

M.Sc. Hygiene, Environment; Ph.D. Epidemiology


France Labrèche has been a researcher in the IRSST’s Chemical and Biological Hazard Prevention research field since 2009. Before joining the Institute, where her work focuses on carcinogens in the workplace, she spent a number of years working in public health, always in the field of occupational health. Since 1996, she began concentrating on lung diseases and occupational cancers.


  • Epidemiological studies
  • Carcinogens and occupational cancers
  • Occupational lung diseases
  • Retrospective assessment of occupational exposure
  • Asbestos, beryllium, lead, organic solvents, carcinogens

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