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

Links: Safety Engineering

  •  American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers ( ASHRAE )

    Encourages progress in the heating, ventilation and air conditioning sciences to meet the public’s needs. Develops standards for members as well as other refrigeration or indoor environment maintenance professionals. Contains a virtual library of different types of documents (books, software, articles, standards and guidelines, discussion forums, etc.) Lists the technical committees and their main areas of activity:

    • Administration / Technical activities
    • Environmental Quality
    • Materials and Processes
    • Ventilation and Air Distribution
    • Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Systems Components
    • Load Calculations and Energy Requirements
    • etc.
  •  American Society of Mechanical Engineers ( ASME )

    Offers training sessions adapted to the needs of companies and even in the participants’ country and mother tongue. Devotes one section to job offers and searches. Presents a list of the publications dealing with the codes and standards in effect, as well as training resources, periodicals, conference proceedings, etc. Discusses the technical divisions corresponding to the different mechanical engineering disciplines:

    • Petroleum
    • Nuclear engineering
    • Environmental engineering
    • Bioengineering
    • Fuels & combustion technologies
    • Solar energy
    • Tribology
    • etc.
  •  American Society of Safety Professionals( ASSP )

    Describes the main functions of a safety professional and possible career paths. One section is devoted to governmental affairs, and its aim is to identify, evaluate and develop legislation that involves ASSE members. Encourages member participation in one of the Society’s fields of expertise so that members share their technical resources, contacts, influence and professionalism with their peers:

    • Construction
    • Industrial Hygiene
    • Risk management /Insurance
    • Transportation
    • Environment
    • Healthcare
    • etc.
  •  Association for Computing Machinery ( ACM )
  •  Bremen Institute of Industrial Technology and Applied Work Science ( BIBA )

    The BIBA is a scientific engineering research institute dealing with the issues of production and logistics systems. It conducts research, develops technical and organisational solutions and applies them realistically in commercial and industrial companies of all branches, sizes and nationalities.

  •  Canadian Medical and Biological Engineering Society ( CMBES )
  •  Canadian Society of Safety Engineering ( CSSE )

    Details the steps to be taken to obtain certification as a health and safety consultant as well as the resulting benefits. Proposes a range of courses for evaluating the effectiveness of the health and safety measures implemented in an organization. Devotes one section to North American Occupational Safety & Health (NAOSH) and describes the advantages of membership in the CSSE (reductions in course costs, meetings with peers, subscription to various publications, etc.)

  •  Ckit ! The Bulk Materials Handling Portal and Engineering Handbook is the portal for the bulk materials handling industry, making available non-proprietary information of a technical nature to the widest possible audience, through the convenience of the internet. This valuable web-based tool provides equipment data, design procedures, calculators, equipment selection criteria, catalogues, tables, diagrams and supplier details and much more.

  •  Encyclopaedia of Occupational Health and Safety (4th Edition)
  •  European Institute of Innovation & Technology ( EIT )
  •  European Safety Federation ( ESF )
  •  Fraunhofer-Institute for Industrial Engineering
  •  Galaxy : Engineering and Technology
  •  Horizontal lifeline system design

    This Web application can be used to design horizontal lifeline systems (HLSs), also called flexible continuous anchorage systems. Incorporating the nomograms developed when the technical guide was being updated and all HLS design parameters, this application offers a user-friendly way to calculate cable tension and deflection for fall arrest purposes, as well as the clearance required in relation to the cable.

  •  Industrial Safety Equipment Association ( ISEA )
  •  Institut national de l'environnement industriel et des risques ( INERIS )
  •  Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers ( IEEE )

    Is a leader in technical fields, from computer engineering to biomedical technologies, and including telecommunications and electrical energy. Shares the regional activities organized on each continent with all members. Presents a virtual library containing thousands of recognized resources (journals and periodicals, monographs, conference proceedings, electronic products, etc.) Lists the technical societies and various councils that make up the IEEE:

    • Aerospace and electronic systems
    • Broadcast technology
    • Electromagnetic compatibility
    • Industry applications
    • Robotics & automation
    • Signal processing
    • etc.
  •  Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers ( IISE )

    Has more than 15000 members worldwide in 16 countries and works to meet their constantly evolving needs. Indicates the advantages of membership, namely continuing education and the opportunity to share their expertise with other professionals in their sector. Develops information sections adapted to each of the Institute’s interest groups:

    • Construction
    • Financial services
    • Engineering economy
    • Applied ergonomics
    • Operations research
    • Electronics industry
    • etc.
  •  Institute of Safety in Technology and Research ( ISTR )

    Presents the Institute’s history, the types of members, and the milieus where the professionals come from (for example, government, commercial research, public organizations, etc.). Lists the Institute’s objectives, including the following:

    • Maintenance of the professional standards of its members
    • Maintenance of the safety skills and knowledge among its membership
    • Further the interests of the safety profession within the areas of membership of the Institute
    • Maintenance of dialogue with other professional bodies in areas of related interest
    • etc.
  •  Institute of Sound and Vibration Research- Human Factors Research Unit
  •  International Social Security Association ( ISSA )

    Lists the tasks that are carried out to reduce weaknesses that lead to hazards in systems. Provides a list of the members who are involved in the organization. Brings together experts from a dozen countries working in environments such as insurance, research, various companies and who combine their efforts in the following fields:

    • Risk management
    • Control devices
    • Explosion protection
    • Market surveillance
    • Prevention in small and medium size companies
  •  Japon. National Institute of Technology and Evaluation ( NITE )
  •  L'entretien des sols pour la prévention des glissades et chutes de plain-pied

    This website is an awareness-raising and training tool for young workers exposed to the risk of slipping and falling, particularly in the food services industry. It mainly offers prevention advice and a guide on the cleaning products to use, based on the type of floor covering and the type of grease to be removed.

    Available in French only.

  •  Mary Kay O'Connor Process Safety Center
  •  Material handling industry of America
  •  Materials Research Society ( MRS )

    Develops a partnership between scientists, engineers and researchers from different milieus in order to share discoveries resulting from research and development in new materials involving technology. Studies the structure and properties of materials in order to create new ones or to adapt the properties of existing materials to specific needs. Presents a list of upcoming conferences and the awards given to researchers who contribute to the evolution of science in this field. Invites the population to visit the interactive Strange Matter site, to discover the world of materials in an exceptional way through practical experience.

  •  National Safety Management Society ( NSMS )

    Encourages managers to take charge of damage control be complying with safe administration principles. Lists the online training sessions offered, and explains how they are different from those given elsewhere:

    • Efficient safety management
    • Accident analysis
    • Communication of risks and dangers
    • Prevention of workplace violence
    • Ergonomics
    • etc.
  •  NC State University. Textile Protection and Comfort center ( TPACC )
  •  NIOSH - Personal Protective Equipment Information (PPE-Info)
  •  NIOSH. Mining - Safety and Health Research
  •  Protective gloves selection guide

    Interactive tool for selecting protective gloves based on your needs. With it, searches can be done for a specific model of glove and by means of criteria, particularly for mechanical résistances.

  •  Research Institutes of Sweden (RISE)
  •  SAE International (Society of Automotive Engineers)

    SAE International has more than 90,000 members - engineers, business executives, educators, and students from more than 97 countries - who share information and exchange ideas for advancing the engineering of mobility systems. SAE is your one-stop resource for standards development, events, and technical information and expertise used in designing, building, maintaining, and operating self-propelled vehicles for use on land or sea, in air or space.

  •  Safety and Reliability Society ( SARS )
  •  Safety Info
  •  Service de prévention des accidents dans l'agriculture ( SPAA )
  •  Society for Risk Analysis ( SRA )
  •  Society of Manufacturing Engineers ( SME )
  •  System Safety Society

    Promotes technical, social and educational initiatives undertaken to eliminate the hazards associated with a product, service or activity, for all the steps in its design. Mentions all the data relating to the regional chapters and describes previous, current and upcoming conferences. Describes the advantages of membership in the Society, including participation in numerous standing committees and the possibility of professional development.