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

Analysis of Safety Culture and Biorisks for Nurses during the Covid-19 Pandemic


This research project aims to depict the culture of safety and the biological risks faced by nurses in times of pandemic. The research team will propose recommendations to be implemented in real time to ensure the optimal safety and health of these workers during and after the pandemic.

In this context, it is essential to document the multiple realities and their effects on the health and safety of these workers. Nurses must deal with many challenges, including fears of shortages of protective material and distress about the risk of contaminating their loved ones when they return home after work.

Additional Information

Type: Project
Number: 2020-0054
Status: Completed
Year of completion: 2022
  • Laurence Bernard (Université de Montréal)
  • Alain Biron (Université McGill)
  • Mélanie Lavoie-Tremblay (Université McGill)
  • Lucie Richard (Université de Montréal)
  • Agnès Bernard (ETNIC - Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles)
  • Dave Holmes (Université d'Ottawa)