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News About Research | May 2017 | Vol. 11 No. 03

Green Jobs

Definition and Assessment of Potential Chemical and Biological Risks to Workers' Health

IRSST has produced a profile of green jobs and apprised the potential risks to workers' health as a result of their exposure to chemicals and biological agents.

Working Safely in the Hazardous Zones of Industrial Machines

Development of a Confined Space Risk Analysis and Work Categorization Tool

The IRSST, a World Health Organization collaborating centre

IRSST, a World Health Organization Collaborating Centre

The World Health Organization (WHO), via the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), has again designated IRSST's Scientific Division as one of its collaborating centres. Renewable every four years, this status was granted to the Institute for the first time in March 2013. Since then, IRSST has provided the WHO with strategic support in fulfilling its mandate and helped it ensure the scientific validity of global health work.


OSH Grants
2017 New Deadlines for Proposal are Available

Every year, the IRSST provides funding of $3.4 million for research projects and activities by external researchers. Funding is by project or activity, with follow-up mechanisms that promote interaction with the IRSST.

New deadlines for a Grant proposal are now available.

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