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

 Important Notice Concerning COVID-19

(June 12, 10AM) Gradual resumption of the Laboratory Division’s activities. 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.

Recognition Programs

The IRSST’s laboratories offer laboratory technicians the possibility of testing their competencies and validating their expertise under two recognition programs: CQ Fibres and CQ Vrac.

CQ Fibres – Quality control of fibre counting

CQ Fibres is a program that tests fibre counting competency by means of an interlaboratory exchange program.

CQ Vrac – Quality control of characterization of asbestos fibres in bulk materials and sedimented dusts

CQ Vrac is a program that tests competency in the characterization of asbestos fibres present in bulk samples and sedimented dusts.