The institute has developed a continuous activity for more than 50 years, dedicated to studies and researches in occupational risks prevention area, substantiation of legal framework of occupational safety and development of training system, as well as in practical solutions and technical assistance provided to companies in order to improve the work environment.
The Institute was set up in 1951, as Institute of Hygiene and Labor Protection by Decision of Romanian Academy Board and Executive Committee of General Confederation of Labor, having as goal the research and scientific solutions for issues in the labor protection and technical safety area existing in companies and institutions.
Reorganized by HCM (Decision of the Council of Ministers) no. 75 of 5 February 1970 as Institute of Scientific Researches for Labor Protection.
Reorganized on the principle of self-financing, by Order of Labor Ministry no. 40 of 27 February 1970.
The HG (Government Decision) no. 406 of 20 July 1998, reorganizes it as national institute and becomes the National Institute of Research-Development on Labor Protection, coordinated by Ministry of Labor, Social Solidarity and Family, thus representing the only national institute of research and development in safety and health at work area in Romania. It was reaccredited by Order of MEC (Ministry of Education) no. 7239/2001 as National Research and Development Institute on Labor Protection (Occupational Safety) and further on validated by the Decision of the ANCS (National Authority of Scientific Research) President no. 9634 of 14, April, 2008.
The HG no. 1772 of 21 October 2004, settles the National Institute of Research-Development on Labor Protection “Alexandru Darabont”, coordinated by Ministry of Labor, Social Solidarity and Family, with an extended area of services, studies, application researches and good practices in safety and health at work area (details …).
Yesterday’s and Today’s Specialists:
The Institute, under various names during the years, has benefited from the contribution of outstanding specialists: Anca Elena ANTONOV, George Claudiu APOSTOL, Marioara APOSTOL, Daniel Onuţ BADEA, Lavinia BĂDESCU, Traian BĂRBÎNŢĂ PĂTRAŞCU, Constantin BEIU, Georgeta BUICA, Victor CARACUDOVICI, Elena Ruxandra CHIURTU, Liliana CIOBANU, Vicenţiu CIOCÎRLEA, Michaela CIODARU, Mihai Traian COSTESCU, Nicoleta CRĂCIUN, Alexandru DARABONT, Doru Costin DARABONT, Aurelia DĂSCĂLESCU, Emilia DOBRESCU, Marian EREMIA, Adina - Cristina FILIP, Ileana GRIGORIU, Gabriela Florinela GROPEANU, Anda Corina HIONIS, Tatiana Marta IONIŢĂ, Raluca Maria IORDACHE, Ionel IORGA, Maria HAIDUCU, Virginia HENŢULESCU, Iulian Mădălin IVAN, Ştefan Gabriel KOVACS, Monica - Ecaterina MATORNEI, Nicolae MEREŢ, Alin Ionuţ MOŢ, Ştefan NEAGU, Ioana Georgiana NICOLESCU, Dan-Florin NICULESCU, Steluţa NISIPEANU, Constantin OLTEANU, Gheorghe OLTEANU, Cristian OPREA, Niculae OPREA, Ştefan PECE, Viorica PETREANU, Viorica Constanţa PETREANU, Silviu Nicolae PLATON, Sanda POP, Paul POPESCU, Florentina PORUSCHI, Eugenia Anca RACOVITZĂ, Maria Antoaneta RUS, Octavian RUSCU, Gilda RUSU ZAGĂR, Aurelia Mihaela SERACIN, Eduard SMÎDU, Andrei Şerban STĂNESCU, Vasile STOIENESCU, Raluca Aurora ŞTEPA, Nazarica TĂNASE, Paul TEODORESCU, Alina TRIFU, Mihaela TRIPCOVICI SOVIANI, Georgeta Roxana VARATUCEANU, Victor VOICU, Victor VOINESCU.