Law for Workplace Health & Safety
Gives students an understanding of the impact of the legal and regulatory system on health and safety in the workplace. Topics covered include: structure and functions of law and legal institutions in Australia as they relate to WH and S; an introduction to the employer/employee relationship; Tort liability: Negligence, Breach of Statutory Duty; the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (NSW) and related legislation; an introduction to the principles of Workers’ Compensation; issues in litigation and WH and S and anti-discrimination laws.
|Faculty||Faculty of Business and Law|
|School||Newcastle Law School|
Semester 2 - 2016
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
|Assumed Knowledge||The course assumes no prior knowledge of law.|
|Timetable||2016 Course Timetables for LEGL6004|