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

 Important Notice Concerning COVID-19

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.


The IRSST bridges the gap between the public sector health and safety network in Québec and the research community.

IRSST partners in the occupational health and safety network

IRSST partners in the research community

  • the IRSST’s external network, comprising over 100 researchers and experts in a wide range of disciplines in universities, research centres, and the private sector.
  • public-sector, university, and private research centres active in related activities.
  • funding agencies with which the IRSST has negotiated agreements.
  • the principal occupational health and safety research centres around the world.
  • many national and international committees, primarily those active in standardization activities.

Through alliances with external scientists, occupational experts, and intermediaries equipped to adapt and transfer research results, the IRSST:

  • enhances its scientific process;
  • ensures that it meets the needs of the workplace community, and
  • maximizes the spin-offs of its activities.