Legislation

The list of major legal acts and regulations related to occupational health in Poland

We are sorry, but the majority of legal regulations referring to occupational health and safety has no official English version. You can find all legislation at this address: http://isip.sejm.gov.pl/prawo/index.html. Unfortunately this service is only in Polish.

Topic / Name

Year

Type of regulation

Compensation of health loss resulting from accidents at work for non-employees 1997 Ordinance of the Council of the Ministers
Polish Academy of Sciences Act 1997 Parliamentary bill
Prophylactic examinations of school children and students 1997 Ordinance of the Minister of Health and Social Welfare
Prophylactic examinations of self-employed 1997 Ordinance of the Minister of Health and Social Welfare
Authorization of OHS physicians 1997 Ordinance of the Minister of Health and Social Welfare
Authorization of OHS nurses 1997 Ordinance of the Minister of Health and Social Welfare
Registration of OHS personnel 1997 Ordinance of the Minister of Health and Social Welfare
OHS documentation 1997 Ordinance of the Minister of Health and Social Welfare
Jobs prohibited for women 1996 Ordinance of the Council of the Ministers
Prophylactic examinations of workers 1996 Ordinance of the Minister of Health
Exceptional employment of youngsters 1996 Ordinance of the Minister of Labor and Social Policy
Jobs prohibited for youngsters 1996 Ordinance of Council of the Ministers
Occupations requiring special psychophysical abilities 1996 Ordinance of the Minister of Labor and Social Policy
Work absenteeism 1996 Ordinance of the Minister of Labor and Social Policy
Prophylactic and specialist care for teachers 1996 Ordinance of the Minister of Health and Social Welfare
Civil Service Act 1996 Parliamentary bill
Occupational Health Services Act 1996 Parliamentary bill
Assessment of health status and prophylactic examinations of sea workers 1993 Ordinance of the Minister of Health and Social Welfare
Leave of absence for improvement of health condition for academic teachers 1991 Ordinance of the Minister of Health and Social Welfare
Work at Sea Act 1991 Parliamentary bill
Research and Development Institutions Act 1985  1991 Parliamentary bill
Professional rehabilitation of persons disabled due to accidents at work or occupational disease 1985 Ordinance of the Minister of Health and Social Welfare
Teachers working under hazardous conditions 1983 Ordinance of the Minister of Health and Social Welfare
Teachers’ Chart 1982 Parliamentary bill
Miners Chart 1981 Ordinance of Council of the Ministers
Act on accidents at work and occupational diseases 1975  1987 Parliamentary bill
Diagnosing, assessment and compensation of health loss due to accidents at work or occupational diseases 1975 Ordinance of the Minister of Labor and Social Policy and the Minister of Health and Social Welfare
Labor Code 1974  1998 Parliament Bill
List of occupational diseases 1974 Ordinance of Council of the Ministers
Health status and prophylactic examinations of inland fleet crew 1964 Ordinance of the Minister of Health and Social Welfare
Professional qualifications of inland fleet crews 1964 Minister of Navigation
Prophylactic examinations of the persons contracted for work in tropical countries 1964 Ordinance of Prime Minister
Work on Inland Fleet Act 1952 Parliament Bill