Checking date: 26/03/2019


Course: 2019/2020

Health and safety legislation
(15674)
Study: Master in Occupational Health and Safety (259)
EPD


Coordinating teacher: MUÑOZ RUIZ, ANA BELEN

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Private Social and International Law

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS

Course:
Semester:




Students are expected to have completed
None.
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results.
-Understanding of occupational hazard prevention legislation (national, European and international). -Ability to locate and interpret the matter's most relevant legal criteria. -Skills to identify the regulated preventive content in company collective agreements and good business practises regarding occupational health and safety. -Ability to identify the people obligated by preventive legislation in addition to the people protected by said legislation. -Approximate understanding of the organisation of prevention in the company. -Ability to delimit the scope and content of the safety deficit. Ability to differentiate between the generic safety obligation and instrumental obligations. -Understanding of the legal aspects for each and every one of the obligations established by the law and its guidelines. -In-depth knowledge of the coordination of business activities and the obligations of each and every person affected by the simultaneity of workers in several companies. -Basic knowledge of representation organisations for employees at the company: competences, faculties and duties. -Ability to identify the particular prevention system applicable to special sectors (civil servants, freelance workers, cooperatives).
Description of contents: programme
Brief description of contents 1. Occupational health and safety policies. European, national and regional strategies in the scope of hazard prevention. 2. The legal system for occupational hazard prevention. The concept of preventive legislation. National, international and European legislation. Technical legislation. 3. Collective bargaining in preventive matters: possibilities, levels and content. Analysis of relevant conventional experiences. 4. The subjective scope of hazard prevention: protected groups. Hazard prevention for civil servants and special employees. Hazard prevention in freelance work. 5. Company obligations regarding hazard prevention: general obligations, determination of their scope. Analysis focussed on instrumental obligations. 6. Integrated safety. Risk assessment and preventive planning. 7. Company obligations in relation to particular groups: particularly vulnerable groups, minors, pregnant women, temporary workers and companies offering temporary employment. 8. Monitoring of health. 9. Technical advice in preventive matters: its justification. Preventive organisation in the company: designated employees and individual and joint prevention services. External prevention services: prevention organisations. Preventive resources. 10. Preventive obligations in the event of a concurrence of activities. Contractors and subcontractors. The special regulation of the construction sector. 11. The obligations of employees in preventive matters. 12. The participation of employees in preventive matters. Prevention delegates and Occupational Health and Safety Committees. Competences, faculties and duties. 13. Hazard prevention in the civil service. General and individual systems for certain civil service workers: the military and the police. Hazard prevention in local authorities. 14. The auditing of prevention systems. 15. The connection between hazard prevention and the Social Security system: financing, contributions and public benefits. Possible public benefits derived from complementary systems.
Learning activities and methodology
The teaching methodology will be theorical and practical. The professor will be available to solve questions for the timetable.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Basic Bibliography
  • BARCELÓN COBEDO, S. y otros . LAS ENFERMEDADES PROFESIONALES . TIRANT LO BLANCH . 2017
  • CARRERO DOMINGUEZ, C.. EL REGIMEN JURIDICO SANCIONADOR EN MATERIA DE PREVENCION DE RIESGOS LABORALES. LA LEY. 2001
  • GARCIA SALAS, A.I., . DIRECTIVOS Y MANDOS EN MATERIA DE SEGURIDAD Y SALUD EN EL TRABAJO. CONSEJO ANDALUZ DE RELACIONES LABORALES . 2004
  • GARCÍA NINET, J.I. (Dir.). MANUAL DE PREVENCIÓN DE RIESGOS LABORALES (SEGURIDAD, HIGIENE Y SALUD EN EL TRABAJO). ATELIER . 2017
  • GONZÁLEZ ORTEGA, S. (Dir.). MANUAL DE PREVENCION DE RIESGOS LABORALES EN LAS ADMINISTRACIONES PÚBLICAS. INAP. 2012
  • MERCADER UGUINA, J.R. (DIR.). ESQUEMAS PREVENCION DE RIESGOS LABORALES. TIRANT LO BLANCH. 2008
  • MERCADER UGUINA, J.R. (Dir.). MUTUAS DE ACCIDENTES DE TRABAJO Y ENFERMEDADES PROFESIONALES. LA LEY . 2007
  • MONTOYA MELGAR, A.. CURSO DE DERECHO DE LA SEGURIDAD Y SALUD EN EL TRABAJO. RAMON ARECES. 2009
  • MORENO MARQUEZ, A.M.. SERVICIOS DE PREVENCION. TIRANT LO BLANCH. 1997
  • MORENO SOLANA, A.. LA ORGANIZACIÓN DE LA PREVENCIÓN DE RIESGOS LABORALES EN LAS EMPRESAS. LEX NOVA . 2016
  • MUNOZ RUIZ, A.B.. EL SISTEMA NORMATIVO DE PREVENCION DE RIESGOS LABORALES. LEX NOVA. 2009
  • NAVAS PAREJO ALONSO, M., . OBLIGACIONES Y RESPONSABILIDADES DE LOS TRABAJADORES EN MATERIA DE SEGURIDAD Y SALUD LABORAL. LEX NOVA . 2012
  • SALA FRANCO, T.. DERECHO DE LA PREVENCIÓN DE RIESGOS LABORALES. Tirant Lo Blanch. Última edición

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.