The overall aim of this research is to assess the exposure of workers in conventional and alternative egg production facilities to dust and bio-aerosols, and to characterize the respiratory health risks they face.
From 2020 to 2023
Air quality, Animal welfare
Unfortunately, animal welface practices may impact the health of workers.
Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail
Cow-calf farms tend to prefer outdoor breeding, poor-quality drinking water can have a direct impact on animal health, and may lead to higher pathogen levels in the environment and at slaughter time, and negative consequences for food safety.
Assessing an electrostatic precipitator system designed to improve air quality and, thereby, worker health and animal welfare.
Researcher: Stéphane Godbout
In this project, initiated by Agrinova, IRDA will analyze the profitability of techniques used to repel pasture flies in organic dairy production.
Researcher: Luc Belzile