Occupational safety and health country profile: Poland

International labour standards


    Ratification of ILO conventions

    Database on international labour standards

    Provides access to the latest information on ILO international labour standards on OSH (such as ratification information, reporting requirements, comments of the ILO's supervisory bodies, etc.).

Policies and programmes

  1. National system

    Source: CIOP-PIB

  2. Phase III (2014-2016)

    National programme

    Source: CIOP-PIB

    Improvement of safety and working conditions

  3. 2008-2010, 2008-2012

    National programmes and strategy

    Source: EU-OSHA

  4. Phase I (2008-2010)

    National programme

    Source: EU-OSHA

    Improvement of safety and working conditions

Laws and regulations


    National regulatory framework

    Global database on OSH legislation

    Provides a picture of the regulatory framework of the main elements of OSH legislation. Contains comprehensive legal information and analysis.


    National legislation

    National labour legislation database

    Includes abstracts of OSH legislation and citation information. Full text of laws or a relevant source is linked to the records, when available.



    Occupational injuries

    Database of labour statistics

    Contains annual data collected mainly through the ILO yearly questionnaire. It covers a wide range of topics including occupational injuries.

Information and advisory services

  1. ILO-CIS centre

  2. OSH-BHP database

    Polish OSH literature in English

    Elaborated by CIOP-PIB, it contains descriptions of selected Polish publications on OSH. Abstracts are available in English, but titles and subjects are available in both English and Polish. The database can be navigated in both languages:


    OSH Thesaurus

    Thesaurus facets used for indexing documents and carrying out subject searches in the databases of the CIOP-PIB library system. The Polish language version was developed as an adaptation of the ILO Thesaurus.