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The contribution of occupational health and safety (OHS) research to the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

In collaboration with its social partners, employer and worker representatives, and members of its Scientific Advisory Board, the Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail (IRSST) would like to inform manufacturers or suppliers of medical supplies that certain international standards, including those of the Association française de normalisation (AFNOR), the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), the European Committee for Standardization (CEN) and the Canadian Standards Association (CSA Group), are now available free of charge to contribute to management of the COVID-19 pandemic that is currently raging worldwide. Links to access the most relevant standards concerning various kinds of medical supplies appear below:

Surgical masks

Respirators

Protective clothing


For a complete list of standards available free of charge because of COVID-19: