National Programme 2020-2022


„Improvement of safety and working conditions” – phase V (2020-2022)


Phase V 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), Resolution No 126/2013 on 16 July 2013 for Phase III (2014-2016) and Resolution No 203/2015 on 26 October 2015 for Phase IV (2017-2019).

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 V 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 V 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. European Pillar on Social Rights
    3. EU Strategic Framework on Health and Safety at Work 2014-2020
    4. Safer and Healthier Work for All – Modernisation of the EU Occupational Safety and Health Legislation and Policy
    5. Horizon 2020 – The EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (2014–2020)
    6. Proposal for a Decision of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing the specific programme implementing Horizon Europe – the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation
    7. Nanosafety in Europe 2015-2025: Towards Safe and Sustainable Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology Innovations – NanoSafety Cluster, 2013
    8. Commission Staff Working Document “Advancing the Internet of Things in Europe”


B) National

    1. Strategy of Responsible Development until 2020 (with 2030 perspective)
    2. Strategy of Human Capital Development 2020
    3. Strategy of Innovation and Effectiveness in Economy – Dynamic Poland 2020
    4. National Smart Specialisations
    5. National Research Programme – Assumptions of the State’s science-technology and innovation policies
    6. Act of 20 July 2018 - The Law on Higher Education and Science