Croatian Institute for Occupational Safety Improvement
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The Institute for Occupational Safety Improvement is a public institution, established in 2014 by the Republic of Croatia. Its main goal is to develop and disseminate knowledge on sustainable and healthy work. The Institute is committed to improving occupational safety and health at work and promoting a culture of risk prevention for the benefit of workers, employers and the whole society. The Institute is also committed to developing, gathering and providing relevant information, statistics and tools. To advance knowledge, raise awareness and promote a culture of risk prevention for safe and healthy working conditions in Croatia - the Institute is undertaking activities in its continuity of the analytical, administrative, advisory, research, educational and preventive work.
Our vison is to develop a culture of risk prevention and improve safe and healthy workplaces in Croatia based on cooperation between social partners - to ensure productive, competitive and sustainable economy.
Our mission is to establish and implement standards of excellence in occupational safety as well as to enhance the work quality of professionals, aimed to build professional capacity to address workplace hazards through training, information sharing and research experience.

We promote safe and healthy workplaces through interventions, recommendations and capacity building. Encouraging and supporting professional social dialogue in the field of occupational safety and health, raising awareness and promoting a culture of risk prevention at work - the Institute contributes to the positive impact on productivity and competitiveness, and for the benefit of workers, employers and government.

The Institute has the following tasks:
• Provides support, advice and information for businesses and public institutions, professional associations, government and other organizations within society.
• Improves working conditions in Croatia - in creating workplaces safer, healthier and more productive for the benefit of those involved in it.
• Focuses on the prevention of occupational risks through the promotion of more qualitative working conditions and the improvement of work organization.
• Improves the quality of formal and non-formal education and training in the field of occupational safety.
• Promotes safety and health at work by exchange of good practice and brings together specialized professionals from local and international institutions.
• Supports and encourages a better implementation of the Act and regulations in the field of occupational safety and health at work.

The team work within Institute is based on multidisciplinary approach including professionals with broad experience in occupational safety improvement. We openly share information about our work and processes. Our programs are responsive to the occupational safety and health problems found in today's workplaces and the workplaces of tomorrow. Our goal is to develop new knowledge in the field of occupational safety and health, and to transfer that knowledge into practice.

We accomplish our mission in partnership with social partners – both workers and employers, educational and scientific institutions, and professional communities – both nationally and internationally, governments and other stakeholders.
The Institute also cooperates with national and international organizations in order to apply best practices through EU programs and funds, and actively participates in the implementation of the documents adopted at the EU level.

Zavod za unapređivanje zaštite na radu
Prilaz Ivana Visina br. 1-3
10000 Zagreb

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Fax: +385 1 645 9221

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