National Programme 2017-2019


„Improvement of safety and working conditions” – phase IV (2017-2019)


Phase IV is the next stage of the National Programme for the Improvement of Safety and Working Conditions”. The Council of Ministers previously adopted Resolution No 117/2007 on 3 July 2007 for Phase I (2008-2010), Resolution No 154/2010 on 21 September 2010 for Phase II (2011-2013) and Resolution No 126/2013 on 16 July 2013 for Phase III (2014-2016).

Since 2008, the programme has fulfilled the role of a national strategy for creating proper working conditions that protect the life and health of workers.  


Basis of the programme


The thematic scope of Phase IV of the national programme conforms to the current trends of scientific research and development contained in both international and national documentation relating to projects and national policies in this area. Phase IV of the programme takes the priorities, requirements and scientific challenges included in the following documents into consideration: 

A) International

    1. Europe 2020 – A European strategy for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth
    2. EU Strategic Framework on Health and Safety at Work 2014-2020
    3. Safer and Healthier Work for All – Modernisation of the EU Occupational Safety and Health Legislation and Policy
    4. EU-OSHA – Priorities for occupational safety and health research in Europe: 2013-2020
    5. PEROSH (Partnership for European Research in Occupational Safety and Health) report – Sustainable workplaces of the future – European research challenges for occupational safety and health, 2012
    6. Horizon 2020 – The EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (2014–2020)
    7. Nanosafety in Europe 2015-2025: Towards Safe and Sustainable Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology Innovations – NanoSafety Cluster, 2013
    8. EFFRA (European Factories of the Future Research Association) 2013 – Factories of the future – Multi-annual roadmap for the contractual PPP under Horizon 2020


B) National

    1. Long-term National Development Strategy. Poland 2030. Third Wave of Modernity – Annex to Resolution No 16 of the Council of Ministers of 5 February 2013
    2. National Development Strategy 2020 – Annex to Resolution No 16 of the Council of Ministers of 5 February 2013
    3. National Research Programme – Assumptions of the State’s science-technology and innovation policies – Annex to Resolution No 164/2011 of the Council of Ministers of 16 August 2011
    4. Strategy of Human Capital Development 2020 – Annex to Resolution No 104 of the Council of Ministers of 18 June 2013
    5. Strategy of Innovation and Effectiveness in Economy – Dynamic Poland 2020 – Annex to Resolution No 7 of the Council of Ministers of 15 January 2013
    6. Strategy of Responsible Development until 2020 (with 2030 perspective) – Annex to Resolution No 8 of the Council of Ministers of 14 February 2017