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Factsheet for measure ES-2020-44/1898 – measures in Spain
, applies regionally
|Time period||Temporary, 28 October 2020 – 30 April 2023|
|Type||Legislations or other statutory regulations|
Protection of workers, adaptation of workplace
– Occupational health and safety
|Author||Oscar Molina (UAB) and Eurofound|
|Measure added||28 April 2021 (updated 11 May 2021)|
With the objective of helping manufacturing companies to adapt workplaces, the regional government has opened a call for direct grants to industrial companies in the Community of Madrid in relation to COVID-19 and other agents and elements harmful to the health of workers in industrial companies, through the adaptation of workplaces and the acquisition of equipment for non-disposable protection, as well as the granting of aid for activities aimed at the manufacture of equipment, elements, computer programs and consumables for protection against COVID-19 and treatment of the disease, and protection against other agents and elements harmful to the health of workers in industrial companies and the population in general.
Three lines of action are contemplated:
Beneficiaries of Lines 1 and 2 are the self-employed industrial professionals and the companies that carry out the eligible actions and that carry out any of the activities referred to in the Royal Decree 475/2007, of 13 April, approving the National Classification of Economic Activities 2009 (CNAE-2009), which are indicated below:
Complete section B (extractive industries).
Complete section C (manufacturing industries).
Complete section D (supply of electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning).
Complete section E (water supply, sanitation activities, waste management and decontamination).
Section G, Division 45.2 (maintenance and repair of motor vehicles) and Division 45.4 (maintenance and repair of motorcycles and their spare parts and accessories).
Section H, Division 52 (storage and activities related to transport), except Class 52.24 (handling of goods).
Section M, Divisions 71 and 72 (architectural and engineering technical services, technical testing and analysis; research and development).
Beneficiaries from Line 3 are the self-employed industrial professionals and companies that carry out the eligible actions and that carry out any of the activities included in Section C (manufacturing industries) of the National Classification of Economic Activities (CNAE 2009), approved by Royal Decree 475/2007, of 13 April.
No information available.
|Does not apply to workers||
Sector specific set of companies
||Does not apply to citizens|
Local / regional government
Social partners' role in designing the measure and form of involvement:
|Trade unions||Employers' organisations|
|Role||No involvement||No involvement|
|Form||Not applicable||Not applicable|
Social partners' role in the implementation, monitoring and assessment phase:
No involvement of social partners was reported in this case.
No views from social partners have been reported on this case.
This case is sector-specific (only private sector)
|Economic area||Sector (NACE level 2)|
|B - Mining And Quarrying||B5 Mining of coal and lignite|
|B6 Extraction of crude petroleum and natural gas|
|B7 Mining of metal ores|
|B8 Other mining and quarrying|
|B9 Mining support service activities|
|C - Manufacturing||C10 Manufacture of food products|
|C11 Manufacture of beverages|
|C12 Manufacture of tobacco products|
|C13 Manufacture of textiles|
|C14 Manufacture of wearing apparel|
|C15 Manufacture of leather and related products|
|C16 Manufacture of wood and of products of wood and cork, except furniture; manufacture of articles of straw and plaiting materials|
|C17 Manufacture of paper and paper products|
|C18 Printing and reproduction of recorded media|
|C19 Manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products|
|C20 Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products|
|C21 Manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations|
|C22 Manufacture of rubber and plastic products|
|C23 Manufacture of other non-metallic mineral products|
|C24 Manufacture of basic metals|
This case is not occupation-specific.
Eurofound (2021), Aid to industrial companies in the Community of Madrid, measure ES-2020-44/1898 (measures in Spain), EU PolicyWatch, Dublin, https://static.eurofound.europa.eu/covid19db/cases/ES-2020-44_1898.html
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