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IRSST is producing thematic Websites and Web Applications that present some if its research results interactively and dynamically.
Designed for employers, workers and OHS professionals, these tools are intended to support the management of thermal stresses and risks associated with extreme heat events in indoor and outdoor workplaces.
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.
This Web application helps to choose an appropriate and effective respiratory protection against infectious and non-infectious bioaerosols found in the workplace, which can be a complex task because of the lack of bioaerosol exposure standards.
The IRSST produces statistical indicators to support its strategic orientations. This data may be useful to guide your OHS interventions or future research orientations. Moreover, this website proposes different themes treated on four levels of information.
Available in French only.
A practical, proven approach to the sustainable prevention of violence in the workplace that is applicable to all types of organizations. The information provided on the site allows administrators to adapt the violence-prevention process to their company's size and activity sector and to the presence/absence of a union. Be sure to visit this informative website.
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.
This website offers the most recent knowledge and relevant information on the risks associated with manual handling and on how to prevent musculoskeletal disorders.
Avalaible in french only
This magazine offers path-breaking material for suggesting avenues for action and for exchanging ideas with its editor. The magazine is published bythe IRSST and the CNESST.
This website is intended for occupational health and safety professionals who want to carry out an organic solvent substitution project.