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

Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Research Grants

The IRSST funds projects carried out by researchers from universities or scientific organizations in Québec in order to increase OHS research efforts.

The grant programs of the IRSST’s Research Fund subsidize projects carried out by researchers from Québec universities or scientific organizations to increase efforts devoted to OHS research.

Research Subjects

The IRSST’s grant programs are designed to support research on subjects related to occupational health and safety (OHS), innovative subjects, or emerging OHS problems. 

Research funded by the IRSST must yield possible solutions or recommendations for improving occupational injury prevention, rehabilitation, and the sustainable return to work of injured workers.


Types of Grants Offered


Guidelines, Policies and Procedures

Please consult the various guidelines, policies, and procedures before submitting your application:


Former Programs

The IRSST’s Research Fund Division maintains its support to recipients of grants awarded under the former programs.

Contact us

General Information and Submission of Applications

Research Projects

Rodica Tcaciuc

Research program and calls for proposals

Maryse Dion-Tremblay

Important Dates

Letter of intent:

  • Deadline: September 18 2023, 23 h 59 HAE
  • Announcement of selected letters of intent: November 28 2022

Full Application:

  • Deadline: Feburary 2 2024, 23h59 HNE
  • Announcement of results: June 2024