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

Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Research Grants

The IRSST funds projects carried out by researchers from universities or scientific organizations in Québec in order to increase OHS research efforts.

The grant programs of the IRSST’s Research Fund subsidize projects carried out by researchers from Québec universities or scientific organizations to increase efforts devoted to OHS research.

Priority Subjects

The grant programs are designed to support research on:

  • one of the IRSST’s priority subjects;
  • innovative research subjects; or
  • emerging problems.

All projects must yield possible solutions or recommendations for improving occupational injury prevention, rehabilitation and the sustainable return to work of workers who have suffered an occupational injury.

 

Types of Grants Offered

 

Guidelines, Policies and Procedures

Please consult the various guidelines, policies, and procedures before submitting your application:

 

Former Programs

The IRSST’s Research Fund Division maintains its support to recipients of grants awarded under the former programs.

Contact us

General information and submission of applications
514 IRSST 288-1551, ext 201


Research management advisors:

Sustainable Prevention and Work Environment
Rodica Tcaciuc
514 IRSST 288-1551, ext 202

Chemical and Biological Hazard Prevention
Chantal Tellier
514 IRSST 288-1551, ext 270

Mechanical and Physical Risk Prevention
Chantal Tellier
514 IRSST 288-1551, ext 270

Occupational Rehabilitation
Rodica Tcaciuc
514 IRSST 288-1551, ext 202


Financial follow-up
Arianne Kubat
514 IRSST 288-1551, ext 275

Important Dates

Research project grants

Letter of intent:

  • Deadline: November 15, 2021 at 4 p.m. EST
  • Announcement of letters of intent retained: January 10, 2022

Full application:

  • Deadline: March 7, 2022 at 4 p.m. EST
  • Announcement of results: June 20, 2022

Research program grants

Notice of intent:

  • Deadline: December 13, 2021 at 4 p.m. EST
  • Announcement of notices of intent retained: March 30, 2022

Full application:

  • Deadline: May 24, 2022 at 4 p.m. EDT
  • Announcement of results: September 27, 2022