OHS Research

Information and links that appear in this section are provided as a resource only. Listings do not constitute an endorsement from BCRSP.

OHS Research in Canada

The following is a listing of organizations, colleges or universities that are focused on research in Occupational Health & Safety or who house compilations of research in Occupational Health & Safety. If you are aware of an OHS research institute that is not listed here, please let us know via email

Canadian Institute for Health Information

Cancer Care Ontario conducts research which is Occupational Health related

Centre for Research on Workplace Disability Policy

Centre for Research on Occupational Health and Safety based out of Laurentian University

Centre for Research Expertise for the Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders based out of the University of Waterloo

Centre for Research Expertise in Occupational Disease is a collaborative program of the University of Toronto and St Michael's Hospital.

CN Centre for Occupational Health & Safety at St. Mary's University

Cochrane Library - database of research including Health & Safety at work

Health Canada

Institute de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail (IRSST)

Institute for Work and Health (IWH)

McGill University Occupational Health Sciences Program conducts research in the disciplines of the occupational health sciences.

Minerva - Safety Management Education

OHS Futures Research Funding (Alberta) 

Ontario Ministry of Labour Research Grant Program

Ontario Ministry of Labour Occupational Health and Safety Prevention and Innovation Program Funding

Partnership for Work, Health and Safety at the University of British Columbia

Workers' Compensation Board - Alberta Research Project Archive

Workers' Compensation Board - Manitoba Research and Workplace Innovation Program


OHS Research US & International

ASSE Safety, Health and Environmental Body of Knowledge

Institute of Occupational Medicine - UK

Institution of Occupational Safety & Health (IOSH) - UK Research Database

National Institute for Occupational Health & Safety (NIOSH) - USA

Safety Institute of Australia (SIA) - Australia