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Factsheet for measure ES-2020-44/1898 – measures in Spain

Aid to industrial companies in the Community of Madrid

Ayudas a las empresas industriales de la Comunidad de Madrid en relación con el COVID-19 y otros agentes y elementos nocivos para la salud (2020)

Country Spain , applies regionally

    • – ES30 Comunidad de Madrid
Time period Temporary, 28 October 2020 – 30 April 2023
Context COVID-19
Type Legislations or other statutory regulations
Category 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)

Background information

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.

Content of measure

Three lines of action are contemplated:

  • Line 1 (adaptation of workplaces against COVID-19 and other agents and elements harmful to the health of workers in industrial companies)
  • Line 2 (acquisition of protective equipment against COVID-19 and other agents and elements harmful to the health of workers in industrial companies)
  • Line 3 (manufacture of equipment 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 of the general population)

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.

Use of measure

No information available.

Target groups

Workers Businesses Citizens
Does not apply to workers Sector specific set of companies
Does not apply to citizens

Actors and funding

Actors Funding
Local / regional government
Regional funds

Social partners

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
  • Main level of involvement: N/A

Involvement

No involvement of social partners was reported in this case.

Views and reactions

No views from social partners have been reported on this case.

Sectors and occupations

    • 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.

Sources

  • 28 October 2020: ORDEN de 28 de octubre de 2020, de la Consejería de Economía, Empleo y Competitividad, por la que se hace pública la declaración del crédito presupuestario disponible para financiar las ayudas a las empresas industriales de la Comunidad de Madrid en relación con el COVID-19 y otros agentes y elementos nocivos para la salud. (www.bocm.es)

Citation

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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