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TECH-SAFE-BIO - The Centre for Research and Development on Work Processes and Safety Engineering

The objective of the Tech-Safe-Bio project was to construct the infrastructure and to equip the scientific laboratories group functioning in the structure of CIOP-PIB with modern research equipment. This action was necessary to create the potential for high quality advanced research in line with strategic national and European research programmes.


CIOP-PIB participates in an international project Smart and adaptive interfaces for INCLUSIVE work environment. The project is funded under Horizon2020 Programme, Factories of the Future - H2020-FoF-04-2016.

Photo: Plush Factory in Kalisz, middle of the 20th century. Source: Museum of Industrial History, Opatówek, Poland  

“Signs of Work” - Photography and Film Contest

Those, who would like to try their hand at photography as well as other multimedia production. Those who wonder: What will the work look like in the near future? What does safe work mean in modern world? - CIOP-PIB invites to take part in a film and photography contest “Signs of Work”.

Applications can be submitted until 14th October 2017.



XXI World Congress on Safety and Health at Work

Representatives from CIOP-PIB took part in the XXI World Congress on Safety and Health at Work wich was held from 3 to 6 September 2017 in Singapore. The motto of the congress was “A Global Vision of Prevention” and it addressed three main topics:  Vision Zero – From vision to reality, Healthy work – Healthy Life and People-centred prevention. Congress gathered more than 3,500 experts from all over the world.


  • Central Institute for Labour Protection - National Research Institute (CIOP-PIB) is a notified body (identification number 1473) in the area of UE directives related to:

    - personal protective equipment,
    - machinery,
    - noise emission in the environment by equipment for use outdors
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