National Programme 2017-2019


„Improvement of safety and working conditions” – phase IV (2017-2019)


Phase IV is the next stage of the National Programme for the Improvement of Safety and Working Conditions”. The Council of Ministers previously adopted Resolution No 117/2007 on 3 July 2007 for Phase I (2008-2010), Resolution No 154/2010 on 21 September 2010 for Phase II (2011-2013) and Resolution No 126/2013 on 16 July 2013 for Phase III (2014-2016).

Since 2008, the programme has fulfilled the role of a national strategy for creating proper working conditions that protect the life and health of workers.  


Actors and stakeholders


Phase IV of the programme is conducted by 11 scientific institutions – universities, research institutes and the Polish Academy of Sciences, in cooperation with companies, government bodies and labour inspection and supervision bodies.

  • Central Institute for Labour Protection – National Research Institute
  • Medical University of Gdańsk, Faculty of Medicine, 1st Department of Cardiology
  • Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw
  • Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine in Łódź
  • Witold Chodźko Institute of Rural Health in Lublin
  • Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology in Warsaw
  • Institute of Security Technologies MORATEX in Łódź
  • Textile Research Institute in Łódź
  • Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Electrical Engineering
  • Industrial Research Institute for Automation and Measurements in Warsaw
  • SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Faculty of Psychology