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 employer must not permit an employee to work without a current medical opinion stating that there are no contraindications to work at the defined work post (article 229, § 4 of the Labour Code)
The medical opinion is issued in the form of a certificate, which the examining doctor issues to the employee and employer.
The employer who disagrees with the content of a certificate that is issued may apply within 7 days of the certificate issue date to the doctor who issued it to repeat the examination. The examination should be carried out within 14 days of the date of submission of the request. The medical opinion issued on the basis of his opinion is final.
Are carried out on the basis of a note issued by the employer which should contain:
Types of examinations (art. 229 §§ 1-3, 5 k.p.):
The detailed principles for conducting medical examinations for workers, the prophylactic scope of the health care over workers and medical opinions are defined in the Regulation of the Minister of Health and Social Welfare of 30 May 1996 on conducting medical examinations of workers [...], (Journal of Laws of 1996, no. 69, item 332)
The cost of the examinations and other costs of prophylactic health care of workers that are required as a result of the working conditions are borne by the employer (article 229 § 6 of the Labour Code)