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.
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Occupationnal Safety and Health Agenda

Rendez-vous de la science

Les Rendez-vous de la science

The IRSST organizes lectures on research conducted or funded by the Institute. Stay in touch with OHS research news by attending these french-speaking meetings.

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SIAS 2020

July 6-7, 2021  Online Conference

The International Conference on Safety of Industrial Automated Systems (SIAS) is a prestigious event first organized in 1999 by experts from safety-related institutions such as IRSST (Canada), INRS (France), and IFA (Germany). The 10th SIAS conference will be held in July 2021.

Join in the discussion on ideal safety and anshin (a sense of trust and assurance without any fear or stress) technologies for the Fourth Industrial Revolution, in addition to the conventional discussion frameworks.

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XXII World Congress on Safety & Health at Work


September 20-23, 2021  Toronto, Canada

This global forum is a must-attend for occupational health and safety leaders, policy-makers, employers and advocates around the world who seek to stay current with emerging challenges, innovative solutions and best practices in the field of workplace injury and disease prevention. Organized every three years by the International Labour Organization and the International Social Security Association, the 2020 World Congress is being co-hosted by two Canadian partners—the Institute for Work & Health and the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety.

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Postponed EPICOH 2020

Postponed to a later date in 2021

The International Symposium on Epidemiology in Occupational Health (EPICOH) conference provides a fertile meeting ground for sharing the latest research findings on occupational epidemiology. It promotes exchanges between researchers and stakeholders from the broad field of work and health, including epidemiologists, exposure scientists, industrial hygienists, toxicologists, occupational physicians, health services specialists, public health department and health agency representatives, and policy makers. The conference has a strong commitment to engaging early-career researchers.

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This list contains events organized by the IRSST and its main partners. This is not an exhaustive list of all the occupational health and safety events.