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Post-traumatic stress risk to police officers lower than previously thought

Although police officers are at a high risk of experiencing traumatic events (TE) in their work, they are no more likely than the general population to suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). These are the findings from the second phase of an original and groundbreaking study published by the Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé … Continue reading »

IRSST – Occupational Injuries – Innovative Portraits

Montréal, December 11, 2012 – Combining CSST data for the years 2005 to 2007 with Census data published by Statistics Canada for the year 2006 has allowed the Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail (IRSST) to produce a study containing several innovative portraits of the situation of Quebec workers receiving compensation … Continue reading »

Development of an Instrument for Evaluating the Factors Influencing Long-Term Sick Leave Attributable to Mental Health Problems

Abstract Mental health problems are increasing in companies. And even if we know better how to prevent them, little is being done to facilitate the return to work of affected people. A reduction in the symptoms associated with these disorders has no impact on a return to work, as indicated by recent studies. This tends … Continue reading »

Agreement signed by the IRSST and UK’s HSL

Montréal, June 19, 2012 – UK’s Health and Safety Laboratory (HSL) and Quebec’s Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail (IRSST) have ratified a new five-year partnership framework agreement. Objectives As in earlier agreements signed since 2005, this new agreement sets forth the principles of a bilateral cooperative initiative that will allow … Continue reading »

IRSST: Addressing the challenges of improving operator workstations

The Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail (IRSST), the Société de transport de Montréal (STM) and the Syndicat des opérateurs de métro (CA-OM-SC SCFP 1983, the union representing subway operators) are proud to announce the winning conditions that led to improvements being made in the Montréal subway operators’ workstation in … Continue reading »

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