Occupational
health & safety

RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT THEMES

  • Air quality: contaminant analysis and reduction at source
  • Organizational occupational health management and development
  • Nanoparticles
  • Moulds and micro-organisms and reduction at source
  • Sound levels and reduction at source
  • General toxicology
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Dust exposure and reduction at source
  • Radiations
  • Thermal stress and constraints
  • Lighting

FIELDS OF EXPERTISE

  • Health and safety / industrial hygiene risk prevention in various sectors of economic activity
  • Health and safety management and intervention strategies
  • Principles of toxicology, industrial hygiene, work organisation, and ergonomics
  • Methods for assessment, diagnosis, and monitoring of health and safety at work
  • Research & development projects aimed at specific needs of businesses and industries
  • Contaminant reduction at source

Services

contaminant sampling (air, water, soil & surfaces)


• Asbestos
• Bacteria and moulds
• Beryllium
• Oil mist
• Volatile organic compounds
• Formaldehyde
• Welding fumes
• Gases and vapours
• Isocyanates
• Metals
• Total dust, inhalable dust, and breathable dust
• Silica
• Solvents
• Other

Environmental noise assessment

• Sound measurements
• Dosimetry
• Cartography
• Frequency analysis of noise sources
• Noise reduction at source

Tailored training

• Respiratory protection
• Hearing protection
• Thermal stress
• WHMIS
• Manager training on air quality, prevention, and health and safety
• Other customized training upon request

work-area and workstation registers

• Characteristics
• Used products
• Potential dangers
• Associated risks
• Personal protective equipment
• Work organisation

contaminant control strategies

Thermal stress and constraints assessment

Lighting quality analysis

  • 350 Rue Jolliet
    Sept-Îles (QC) G4R 2B2
    Canada
  • 418-968-4801 (ext. 5720)
  • info@inrest.ca

Institut nordique de recherche en environnement et en santé au travail

Northern institute for research in environment and occupational health and safety

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