00224 - Employment Law

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This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.

Good health and well-being

Academic Year 2021/2022

Learning outcomes

The course allows the student to know the regulatory framework of labour law on the basis of its different sources.

Course contents

Lessons program covers the following topics:


I. Origin and development of the legislation on health and safety at work.

1. Safety, organization, prevention at the workplace: the system and the general principles of the Legislative Decree no.  81 of 2008.

2. Subjects, obligations and responsibilities in the italian health and safety framework.


II. Protective and Preventive Service

1. Service obligations and responsibilities

2. Case law.


III. Health Surveillance

1. Measures appropriates to prevent the health and safety risks at workplace


IV. Prevention and Precaution

1. The European principle of precaution and The risks from "unknown technology".

2. The asbestos risk: questions of civil and criminal liability. Analysis of case law concerning liability for workers' exposure to asbestos.




Recommended readings:

-   P. TULLINI, Introduzione al diritto della sicurezza sul lavoro, Giappichelli Editore, 2018 (e-book);



Teaching methods

Lectures  will take place by the explanation of the topics covered by the program, with the help of slides and in-depth discussion of the most problematic topics .

Assessment methods

At the end of the course, the exam will be an oral exam covering the course contents and the leading cases.


To register for the final exam please contact the application Almaesami (https://almaesami.unibo.it/almaesami/welcome.htm

Teaching tools

As teaching tools the teacher will use practical cases, judgments and presentations.

Office hours

See the website of Patrizia Tullini

See the website of Anna Rota