Centralny Instytut Ochrony Pracy
Centralny Instytut Ochrony Pracy - Państwowy Instytut Badawczy (CIOP-PIB)
CIOP-PIB is a national research institute, comprehensively dealing with the problems of occupational safety and health (OSH) and ergonomics in Poland. The Institute’s R&D work concentrates on such domains as: safety engineering, ergonomics, biomechanics, psychology, acoustics, electro-magnetic fields, chemistry, biology, material engineering and safety and health management.
The results of the research aim at preventing chemical, aerosol and biological hazards, noise and vibrations, mechanical hazards, etc. and reducing or eliminating occupational risks associated with psychophysiological factors. The Institute is also active in education and training in OSH, testing and certification of personal and collective protective equipment as well as machinery and manufacturing devices, certification of the competence of personnel active in the field of OSH and publishing OSH-related journals, guides and posters.