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

Laboratory Services

The IRSST offers environmental, toxicological and microbiological analytical services, as well as a loan and calibration service for instruments required in occupational disease prevention.

Analysis and Testing Services

  • Workplace Air Contaminants Sampling Guide
  • Sampling Methods, Instructions and Equipment/Material
  • Evaluation of the Efficacy of N95-Type Respiratory Protective Devices and Barrier Masks
  • Slip Resistance Test for Protective Footwear

Loan/Rental and Calibration

  • Instruments Available for Loan/Rental
  • Instrument Calibration
  • Equipment repair

Recognition Programs

  • CQ Fibres: Quality Control of Fibre Counting
  • CQ Vrac: Determination of Asbestos in Bulk Materials

Guides and Tools

  • Computational Tools
  • User Guides

To Request Analysis, Calibration, Equipment/Material or Loan/Rental

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Contact us

Monday to Friday: 8am to 4pm
Our offices are closed from 12pm to 1pm
(It is possible to drop off a package, but there is no staff to confirm the receipt. )

About our Laboratories

The following services are offered:

  • Environmental, Toxicological and Microbiological Analyses
  • Sampling Equipment/Materials and Instrument Rental/Loan
  • Instrument Calibration

These services are primarily for Québec’s occupational health and safety (OHS) network but the private sector is served as well.

Accreditations and Approvals


  • CLAS

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