Checking date: 27/03/2019


Course: 2019/2020

Health and safety responsabilities
(15680)
Study: Master in Occupational Health and Safety (259)
EPD


Coordinating teacher: CARRERO DOMINGUEZ, MARIA CARMEN

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

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS

Course:
Semester:




Students are expected to have completed
A basic knowledge and understanding of the occupational safety and health Law (this knowledge will be acquired through courses and seminars taught earlier in the program)
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results.
- to identify the model of employer liability in case of accidents at work or occupational disease, and the determination of who is liable. - to know the administrative and criminal liability of the firm in this domain - to get a knowledge of the administrative responsibility, the administrative procedures and the system of offences and sanctions in the domain of occupational safety and risks prevention - to know the basics of the overhead in benefits and the civil liability triggered by accidents at work
Description of contents: programme
Unit 1: Introduction to the system of legal liabilities in the field of occupational safety and health Unit 2: Administrative liability in the field of occupational safety and health (I). Administrative offences and sanctions. The administrative procedures Unit 3: Administrative liability in the field of occupational safety and health (II). Criminal liability. Criminal offences in this field. Unit 4: Social Security liability. The overhead in benefits. Unit 5: Legal liability in the framework of coordinated activities. Outsourcing and liability. Liability of manufacturers and purveyors Unit 6: Civil liability in the case of accidents at work or occupational disease. The liability of the employer due to acts of his employees Unit 7: The liability of workers and of third-parties. Liability in the chain of command Unit 8: The liability of workers. Cases, infringements and violations. Employment Law consequences and sanctions in those cases.
Learning activities and methodology
Regular lecturing: regular lectures will be taught, where the main concepts and elements of the program will be explained and clarified, and that the students are supposed to learn. To this end, the professor will recommend reference manuals and readings at the beginning of the term, as well as a specialised bibliography for specific subjects, together with tailored reading materials for a better comprehension of the different lectures. These working materials will help introducing the debates and the class discussions, especially those who are the most interesting both for the professor and the students. The teaching methodology will combine the theoretical and practical approach The on-site tutorships will be held at the time and place determined by the professor.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Basic Bibliography
  • AAVV (DIR. GONZÁLEZ ORTEGA Y CARRERO DOMÍNGUEZ. MANUAL DE PREVENCIÓN DE RIESGOS LABORALES EN LAS ADMINISTRACIONES PÚBLICAS. INAP. 2012
  • CARRERO DOMINGUEZ, C. EL REGIMEN JURIDICO SANCIONADOR EN MATERIA DE PREVENCION DE RIESGOS LABORALES. LA LEY. 2001
  • MUÑOZ 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 SEGURIDAD Y SALUD EN EL TRABAJO. . TIRANT LO BLANCH. . ÚLTIMA EDICIÓN

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