Misją Instytutu jest dzialalność naukowo-badawcza prowadząca do nowych rozwiązań technicznych i organizacyjnych użytecznych w kształtowaniu warunków pracy zgodnych z zasadami bezpieczeństwa pracy i ergonomii oraz ustalanie podstaw naukowych do właściwego ukierunkowywania polityki społeczno-ekonomicznej państwa w tym zakresie.
The Institute is the main research institution in Poland comprehensively dealing with improving working conditions according to human psychophysical abilities.
The subject of the Institute’s activity is conducting research and development works leading to new technical and organisational solutions in the field of labour protection, related to occupational safety, health and ergonomics as well as other tasks essential for reaching the goals of the state’s socio-economic policy in this field.
Principal activities of the Institute in terms of occupational safety, health and ergonomics:
The Institute is a legally, organisationally, economically and financially independent state body.
There are 292 employees, including scientific staff (professors 21%, doctors 54%, assistants 25%).
The Institute is entitled to confer doctor's degree in the field of environment engineering.
Main office & laboratories
00-701 Warsaw, Poland
Acting Director’s Secretariat
Phone: +48 (22) 623 46 55
Fax: +48 (22) 623 36 93, +48 (22) 840 24 62
International Cooperation Section
Phone: +48 (22) 623 36 78, +48 (22) 623 37 82,
Fax: +48 (22) 840 08 11
Centre for Promotion and Implementation
Phone: +48 (22) 623 36 83
Fax: +48 (22) 623 32 64
National Focal Point of European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (Bilbao)
Phone: +48 (22) 623 36 77
Department of Protective Equipment - laboratories
90-133 Łódź, Poland
Phone: +48 (42) 678 19 63, +48 (42) 678 10 75
Fax: +48 (42) 678 19 15
How to get to the Institute:
GPS coordinates: N52° 12' 0.5887" E21° 3' 10.0343"
|CIOP-PIB's library is a specialist library, having an extensive collection of book in the erea of safety and health protection of man in the working environment.||CIOP Education Center was established in 1994 as part of the Institute's organizational structure established to carry out statutory tasks related to education in the field of occupational safety and health.|
|The Centre operates in compliance with the requirements of the EN 45011 standard "General requirements for bodies operating product certification system"...|
Wiktor M. Zawieska, Ph.D. (Eng.), D.Sc. (Eng.)
Deputy director for management systems and certification
Daniel Podgórski, Ph. D.
Deputy director for technology and implementation
Wiktor M. Zawieska, Ph.D. (Eng.),
Deputy director for administration
Mirosław Flejmer, M. Sc.
Dorota Dziedzic, M. Sc.
The Institute's Scientific Council provides decision making, project initiation, opinion dissemination, and advisory services. It defines the direction of the Institute's development and provides advice on scientific, research and technology staffing. The Council is entitled to express opinions on all of the Institute's activities. Its tasks include defining farreaching goals for the Institute’s scientific, development and introductory activities; critiquing topical and financial plans and annual reports; evaluating qualifications of candidates for scientific, research and technology positions, and assessing periodically their scientific and technical achievements; preparatory proceedings into conferring academic degrees and titles; and running Ph.D. programmes.
The Institute's Scientific Council was appointed in 1950. Since then it has included distinguished scientists representing diverse scientific disciplines involved in defining, studying and shaping safe and healthy work environments. The Council was originally chaired by Professor Ignacy Malecki, Ph.D., to be later headed by Professor Dionizy Smoleński, Ph.D., Professor Jerzy Olszewski, Ph.D.(Eng.), Professor Stanisław Paszkowski, Ph.D.(Eng.), Professor Jan Kostrzewski, Ph.D. D.Sc., Professor Adam Lipowczan, Ph.D.(Eng.) D.Sc.(Eng.), and since 1999 by Professor Zbigniew Engel, Ph.D.(Eng.) D.Sc.(Eng.). Since December 1996, the Institute has been entitled to grant doctorates in environmental engineering. The Council has so far overseen 21 defences of doctoral dissertations.
The following Commissions operate as part of the Council
- Commission for the Assessment of Plans and Reports
- Commission for the Assessment of Qualifications of Researchers and Technicians Involved in Research
- Commission for Scientific Development
- Commission for Ph.D. Programmes, acting in accordance with the 12 September 1990 Act on academic degrees and academic titles.
Members of the Scientific Council of the Central Institute for Labour Protection - National Research Institute in the term of office 2017-2021
Persons from outside the Institute appointed as members of the CIOP-PIB Scientific Council by the Minister of Family, Labour and Social Policy:
Persons elected to the CIOP-PIB Scientific Council in a vote on 30.01.2017 from among the employees of the Institute:
In accordance with Article 30, paragraph 5 of the Act of 30 April 2010 on research institutes, in addition, regardless of the above mentioned number, the CIOP-PIB Scientific Council is composed of: