Learning outcomes of the course unit
The part of the course (2 credits), whose lecturer is Prof. Delsignore, focuses on the fundamentals of workplace safety laws. It aimes to provide the student a basic knowledge of the principles of criminal liability and the main rules about workplace safety and health.
Course contents summary
The part of the course (2 credits), whose lecturer is Prof. Delsignore, focuses on the fundamentals of workplace safety laws.
The course in workplace safety law is designed to give the student the topics that regulate criminal, civil and administrative liability, besides the elements of crime theory. This last matter includes in particular negligence and causation in the law analysis.
Afterwards the course will deal with the main statutes and rules that regulate workplace safety and health issues and will briefly analyse how to identify the liable, the liable by proxy, and the corporate liability for this crimes. An analysis of some leading criminal cases will allow the student to better figure out how to manage what he has just learnt.
V. Masia - G. De Santis, La tutela penale della sicurezza del lavoro, Jovene, Napoli, 2006, pp. 156;
A. Lanzi - S. Putinati, Istituzioni di diritto penale dell'economia, Giuffrè, Milano, 2007, pp. 268 (from p. 3 to p. 144 and from p. 241 to p. 260)
The course (2 credits) of workplace safety law, whose lecturer is Prof. Delsignore, is structured in oral classes/lectures that display notions and analyse some of the most interesting cases and the respective decisions.
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