The Centre for Research in Occupational Safety and Health (CROSH) was established by Laurentian University to provide a formalized structure for industry, safe workplace associations, labour groups, government organizations and researchers to share workplace injury and disease problems and solutions.

Who we are and what we do

Because we envision a Northern Ontario where workplaces join together to ensure that every worker gets home safe and healthy every day, we will be an active agent for discovery and innovation to solve the most relevant and pressing problems facing northern industries – such as mining, natural resources and health care – so that they can eliminate occupational injury and disease from their workplaces.

To make this happen we:

• Engage with workplace parties in all phases of research;

• Create a network of international research partners to share and build expertise;

• Develop a framework to facilitate knowledge utilization and sharing to ensure our findings are accessible to agencies dedicated to workplace health and safety; and

• Promote new discoveries to government and industry in order to positively influence policies and practices.

Our Expertise

CROSH brings together researchers with expertise in ergonomics, human factors, occupational health nursing, epidemiology, mental health, computer science, risk, fatigue, clinical physiology, labour studies and occupational disease.

Upcoming Events


CROSH General Membership Meeting

January 10, 2024 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm