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Occupational Health & Safety Law - JURD7531
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Faculty: Faculty of Law
School:  School of Law
Campus: Kensington Campus
Career: Postgraduate
Units of Credit: 6
EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)
Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 4
Enrolment Requirements:
Prerequisite: LAWS1001 and LAWS1011; Corequisite: LAWS2311.
Excluded: LAWS3231
Fee Band:   (more info)
Further Information: See Class Timetable


The law relating to compensation for work-related injuries and disabilities and to the regulation of safety standards in workplaces. Topics include: the employer s common law duty of care; the common law duty of care of manufacturers of products for use at work; the development and application of workers compensation schemes; existing protective legislation in Australia; individual rights under protective legislation.

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