National Programme 2014-2016


National programme „Improvement of safety and working conditions” – phase III (2014-2016)


Phase III is the continuation of the national programme „Improvement of safety and working conditions”, with phase I (execution 2008-2010) established by resolution 117/2007 of the Council of Ministers of 3rd July 2007, and phase II established by resolution 154/2010 of the Council of Ministers of 21st September 2010 (execution 2011-2013). The results of phases I and II were positively evaluated by the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy, and the Ministry of Science and Higher Education.

The use and dissemination of the Programme’s results includes up to 5 years after its end. It is expected to significantly add to the reduction of occupational risk related to exposure to harmful, dangerous and onerous factors at workplaces. It will also influence the opportunities to extend the professional activity age with good health. The improved safety and health at work, being the result of the Programme, is also expected to bring about reduced charges on the state and society due to occupational hazards.



The Programme is executed by 17 science institutions – universities and research institutes, Polish Academy of Sciences, cooperating with enterprises, government bodies and labour supervision bodies.


  • AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Robotics
  • Koźmiński University w Warszawie
  • Academy of Special Education
  • Central Institute for Labour Protection – National Research Institute (CIOP-PIB)
  • Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology
  • Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine in Lodz
  • Institute of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health
  • Institute of Rural Health in Lublin
  • Oil and Gas Institute
  • Białystok University of Technology, Faculty of Electricity
  • Łodz University of Technology, Faculty of Material Technologies and Textile Design
  • Warsaw University of Technology
    • Faculty of Electronics and Information Technology
    • Faculty of Mechatronics
  • Industrial Research Institute for Automation and Measurements
  • Warsaw School of Economics
  • Medical University of Silesia in Katowice
  • Medical University in Lodz
  • Military Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology