Partnership and Collaboration

Association of Accredited and Authorized Organizations (AAAO)
Association of Accredited and Authorized Organizations is a voluntary national association of independent legal persons – organizations (testing facilities) that provide testing, certification, inspection, conformity assessment and other services with respect to products, management systems, persons, processes, activities etc. Its members are mostly active in the regulated sphere associated with the CE marking (as authorized organizations and notified bodies with EU), as well as in the unregulated sphere of quality of products, services etc. (as accredited organizations).

Czech Ergonomic Society (ČES)
Czech Ergonomic Society is a voluntary professional association and independent individuals. Its mission is to promote the development of ergonomics and its application in practice. It brings together professionals engaged in developing and implementing ergonomics in various areas of life and work. The organization is to contribute to the humanization of human activities and optimize the relationship between human abilities and the conditions for his activities and cooperates with other organizations having similar interests (goals).

Czech Technical University in Prague (CVUT)
Czech Technical University in Prague is one of the largest and oldest technical universities in Europe. He currently has eight faculties (civil, mechanical, electrical, nuclear and physical engineering, architecture, transportation, biomedical engineering, information technology). CTU trains modern professionals, scientists and executives with knowledge of foreign languages, who are dynamic, flexible and able to quickly adapt to market requirements.

Czech-Moravian Confederation of Trade Unions (ČMKOS)
Czech-Moravian Confederation of Trade Unions is a voluntary, open, independent, democratic confederation of trade unions protecting wage, working and living conditions and rights of employees. Is an important social partner in tripartite negotiations in the framework of the Council of Economic and Social Agreement of the Czech Republic.

ENETOSH (European Network of Education and Training in Occupational safety and Health)
The network was set up with the financial support of the European Commission as part of the LEONARDO DA VINCI programme (for a project phase from 10/2005 until 09/2007). The project started out with 13 partners from 10 countries. Today, more than 65 partners from 32 countries are involved in ENETOSH. The network is coordinated by the Institute Work and Health of the German Social Accident Insurance (DGUV).

Enterprise Europe Network (EEN)
The Enterprise Europe Network is an international network operating in more than 60 countries around the world, providing professional services aimed at supporting and increasing the competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises in particular. In the Czech Republic it is represented by a consortium of eleven partners and is funded by the European Union and the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic. Network activities include expert counselling for entrepreneurs and information on the unified European market, support for foreign business contacts or project partners for international research and development cooperation, international technology transfer assistance. The Network also offers consultations on the protection of intellectual property. Enterprise Europe Network organizes, besides individual business consultancy, professional seminars and conferences and publishes publications on business in the EU. The majority of Network services is provided for free.

European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA)
EU-OSHA is the European Union Agency for Safety and Health at Work. The work of this agency contributes to the strategic framework of the European Commission for Health and Safety at Work 2014-2020 and other relevant EU strategies and programs. At the national level, under the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs, the Czech Focal Point operates at, at whose activities VÚBP, v. v. i. participates.

Euroshnet (EURopean Occupational Safety and Health NETwork)
EUROSHNET is the network for cooperation between European OSH professionals active in standardization, testing, certification, and/or related research. EUROSHNET has the purpose of setting up a process of communication and cooperation between European OSH experts. Its fundamental objective is to anchor the level of protection required by European Single Market Directives not only in European, but also in international standards.

GUARD7, v.o.s.
Trading company that provides comprehensive services in the field of occupational safety and fire protection.

Institute of Sociology of the Czech Academy of Sciences
Institute of Sociology is engaged in the pursuit of research into contemporary society and in the provision of post-graduate education in the field of sociology. It conducts ongoing and one-time empirical surveys, comparative research studies, public opinion surveys, and case studies, applying modern qualitative and quantitative research methods, and it also cultivates the development of sociological theory and methodology. Research at the Institute also makes use of information, concepts and methods drawn from related scholarly fields, such as economics, law, political science, demography, social geography, and gender studies.

Institute of State and Law
The Institute of State and Law is the leading research institution in the field of legal studies in the Czech Republic. Our principal mission is to conduct high quality research in the area of law, and to produce publications and other scientific outputs of international excellence. Our research focuses on some of the most pertinent challenges of the ever-changing face of Europe in the increasingly globalized world.  The role of the Institute covers a wide range of activities, including primarily participation in research projects on relevant legal topics, publication and dissemination of research results, organization of conferences, workshops, seminars and public lectures, realization of international cooperation, and provision of expert legal opinions.

JUWITAL s.r.o.
The main activity of this company is the production of food supplements containing vitamins, mixtures for preparation of protective beverages at the workplaces.

Laboratoř výzkumu a managementu rizik (LabR!SK), s.r.o.
It is a multidisciplinary professional facility that specializes in the processing of contracts for public sector and private enterprises, research and development of methodologies and risk management.

Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (MPSV)
The Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs was established in 1990. It is responsible for social policy (e.g. people with disabilities, social services, social benefits, family policy), social security (e.g. pensions, sickness insurance), employment (e.g. labour market, employment support, employment of foreigners), labour legislation, occupational safety and health, equal opportunities of women and men, migration and integration of foreigners, European Social Fund and other social or labour related issues.

Nábytek VASA spol. s r.o.
Czech furniture manufacturing company VASA is specialized in manufacturing high-quality office furniture and equipment of public interiors.

Public Law Educational Institute o.p.s Strážnice
Educational institution that focuses on the implementation of professional education programs (DBA, MBA, LL.M.) in the field of public administration, as well as study programs, professional courses and seminars.

Safety European Research Area (SAFERA)
A partnership between 21 research funding organizations from 10 European countries who collaborate on research programming and launch joint calls in the field of industrial safety.

Saint-Gobain Construction Products CZ a.s. / divize Ecophon
Ecophon operates within a multinational group Saint-Gobain and focuses on the development, manufacture and supply of acoustic products and systems for increasing the quality of the working environment.

SPOLANA is one of the leading chemical companies in the Czech industry. It belongs to the group PKN Orlen and focuses primarily on the export of its products.

State Labor Inspection Office (SÚIP)
State Labour Inspection is a state authority that provides control over the activities of labor safety and technical equipment, the observance of operating conditions, including labor relations and wage conditions under applicable legislation.

The National Institute of Public Health
The National Institute of Public Health is a health care establishment for basic preventive disciplines – hygiene, epidemiology, microbiology and occupational medicine. Its main tasks are health promotion and protection, disease prevention and follow-up of environmental impact on the health status of the population.

Technical University of Ostrava – Faculty of Safety Engineering (VŠB – TUO – FBI)
Faculty of Safety Engineering provides training of university-educated professionals in the field of fire protection and industrial safety in undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs.

TLP, Ltd.
TLP is a Czech engineering and consulting company that deals with emergency and crisis management. It offers comprehensive services in the field of prevention, preparation and management of emergencies and crisis situations. It also offers secure continuity and recovery operations.

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) – program APELL (Awareness and Preparedness for Emergencies at Local Level)
APELL is a programme developed by UNEP in conjunction with governments and industry with the purpose of minimizing the occurrence and harmful effects of technological accidents and environmental emergencies. The strategy of the APELL approach is to identify and create awareness of risks in an industrialized community, to initiate measures for risk reduction and mitigation, and to develop co-ordinated preparedness between the industry, the local authorities and the local population.

University of Economics in Prague (VŠE)
University of Economics is the largest public university of Economics in the Czech Republic. It is divided into six faculties which offer a wide range of fields of study in undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degree programs.

University of Zilina, Faculty of Safety Engineering (FBI ŽU)
The faculty is management-oriented technology and provides bachelor, master and doctoral studies in the field of crisis management. In addition to educational activities, the faculty is also focused on scientific activities and regularly organize conferences and seminars.

WATRAD, spol. s r.o.
The main activity of the company is the provision of technical and laboratory services for geological expertise with focus.

World Safety Organization (WSO)
The purpose of the WSO is to internationalize all safety fields including occupational and environmental safety & health, accident prevention movement, etc., and to disseminate throughout the world the practices, skills, arts and technologies of safety and accident prevention profession. VÚBP is a national centre of WSO.