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

Interlaboratory quality control program

Analysis of the percentage of asbestos in bulk materials

A laboratory that determines the percentage of asbestos in bulk materials and that has been chosen as service provider for this type of analysis must participate in an interlaboratory quality control program. The IRSST establishes a list of laboratories participating in this type of control.

Recognized interlaboratory quality control programs

Initial registration in the recognition program

The information on the laboratory that wants to register, as well as the proficiency certificate issued for the final round by the program's manager, must be forwarded to the IRSST by:

Email: [email protected]
Fax: 514 288-9632, to the attention of CQ Vrac

Registration is free.

Maintaining recognition

For each participation in one of the interlaboratory study programs mentioned above, a laboratory registered in the IRSST recognition program must submit the proficiency certificate issued by this program's manager, within two weeks of the date of result delivery specified on the calendar. Failure to comply will result in one's name be removed from the IRSST's site. The means of document transmission are the same as for the initial registration.

Any Questions?

Any inquiries concerning this program can be sent to or :

  • Marie-Claude Barette

    • Assitant Director of Operations
      Laboratory Division

      Phone : 514 288-1551 ext. 265
      Fax : 514 288-9632
  • Andrée-Anne Banville

    • Phone : 514 288-1551 ext. 400
      Fax : 514 288-9632