Workplace health and safety law

A.Y. 2020/2021
Overall hours
Learning objectives
The course aims to enable students to achieve: - a thorough knowledge of the origin, sources, structure and functioning of the occupational health and safety prevention system in Italy and Europe; - the ability to critically address the issues and solve the legal questions required for the purpose of assuming tasks of a technical-legal nature related to the performance of business and professional activities and the implementation of the provisions of d. lgs. n. 81/2008; - full mastery of the technical language related to the subject; - the ability to connect the various topics and apply the knowledge acquired to the different subjects.The ability to link the various topics and apply the knowledge acquired in interpreting the sources of legislative and contractual regulations in force with method and autonomy of assessment.
Expected learning outcomes
At the end of the course, the student who has successfully mastered the subject will have an in-depth knowledge of the aims, contexts, issues and possible consequences of international, european and national law policies in the field of workers' health and safety with the acquisition of a method of reasoning suitable for dealing with complex legal issues.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Lesson period
Second semester
Teaching methods
Lectures will take place on Microsoft Teams in synchronous mode, at the established times, and will be recorded and available for consultation on the same platform. Information on how to access the lessons on Microsoft Teams and other instructions on teaching will be uploaded on the ARIEL site of the course, which is recommended to consult regularly.
If the health situation allows it, in compliance with current regulations, lessons can also be held in the classroom (mixed mode); in this case, students will be promptly informed and notified through the course ARIEL website.
In any case, lectures will be recorded and made available to students for the duration of the semester.

Program and reference material
The syllabus and reference material for the course are unchanged.

Verification of learning and evaluation criteria
The methods of verification of learning and the evaluation criteria will not change.
The examination will take place in oral form on the Microsoft Teams platform.
If the health situation allows it, consistent with the availability of classrooms and the respect of the necessary security conditions, the exam will be held in the classroom.
However, the possibility of conducting the exam remotely will be ensured for students who are in the condition of not being able to move from their place of residence and / or domicile.
More precise indications and updates will be available on the Ariel website of the course, which should be consulted regularly.
Course syllabus
The course will be divided into two modules:
a) a first module concerning the protection of the health and safety of workers in the national (constitutional principles, code of conduct, special legislation, Article 9 of the Workers' Statute, the evolution of company and national collective bargaining), international (the ILO Conventions, the framework directive n. 391/1989 and the particular directives, the case law of the Court of Justice) and EU (the limits and critical profiles in the implementation of EU directives in the main European countries);
b) a second module concerning the regulation of Title I of Legislative Decree no. 81/2008 and, in particular, the developments and characteristics of the regulation (also in the light of the digital transformation of "Industry 4.0"), the objective and subjective scope of application, the institutional and prevention system, the insurance system for accidents at work and occupational diseases.
Prerequisites for admission
No prior knowledge is required, with the exception of what is indicated in the teaching regulations of the degree course, according to which the teachings of institutions of private law, constitutional law and labour law are preparatory.
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons. Classroom lessons may be complemented by seminar activities and in-depth focuses on specific aspects of the subject. For the conduct of lessons in the emergency epidemiological phase, see the section of this programme entitled "emergency phase teaching".
Teaching Resources
Students, attending and not, are required to prepare the exam on the following texts:
a) M. Lai, Il diritto della sicurezza sul lavoro tra conferma e sviluppi, Giappichelli, Torino, 2017;
b) S. Giubboni - G. Ludovico - A. Rossi, Infortuni sul lavoro e malattie professionali, Cedam, Padova, 2020, from page 150 to page 218.
Supporting material (slides power points and documentation) will also be published on the ARIEL platform dedicated to teaching.
Assessment methods and Criteria
The method of testing learning is oral.
For the conduct of examinations in the emergency epidemiological phase, see the section of this programme entitled "Emergency phase teaching".
IUS/07 - LABOUR LAW - University credits: 6
Lessons: 42 hours
Professor: Squeglia Michele
Monday and Friday from 13:00 to 15:00, by appointment to be agreed by e-mail
Milano, Via Festa del Perdono 7