cod. 1008088

Academic year 2023/24
3° year of course - Second semester
Professor responsible for the course unit
integrated course unit
6 credits
course unit

Learning objectives

The aim of the course is to supply a basic knowledge of crime and the main substantial and procedural foundations of criminal law to study and understand the Work Health and Safety laws misdemenaours and crimes. Essential to this aim is to study the forensic meaning of some concepts. The course will also explain the main rights and obligations for workers and employers.


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Course unit content

The inter-disciplinary course aims to give the students the main legal and forensic concepts needed to understand the health and safety law

Full programme

The module of Criminal law and criminal procedure will explain the main foundations of the general part of the substantial and procedural foundations criminal law, to give the students the instruments to understand the Work Health and Safety laws misdemenaours and crimes. Will be studied also the criminal responsability of companies ex d.l.vo n. 231/2001, concernig the most serious work related injuries.
Then will be studied the main crimes (contained in the penal code and in the d.l.vo n. 81/2008)concernig Work Health and Safety. also the legal definitions contained in the d.l.vo n. 81/2008 will be studied.Will also briefly examined the d.l.vo n. 758/1994.
The labour law module will expose the main rights and obligations for workers and employers. Will be explained the disciplinary offences and the main characteristics of disciplinary legal action.
The module of personal responsability and work protection will explain the main forensic topics with a particular attention for the occupational deseases and on-the-job ijuries.


General part of the criminal law:
Alessio Lanzi - Stefano Putinati, Istituzioni di diritto penale dell'economia, Giuffrè editore, Milano, ult. ed.
Alberto Cadoppi - Paolo Veneziani, Elementi di diritto penale. Parte generale, Cedam, Padova, ult. ed.
Work Health and Safety laws:
Giuseppe Santoro Passarelli (a cura di), La nuova sicurezza in azienda. Commentario al Titolo I del D.Lgs. n. 81/2008, Ipsoa, Milano, ult. ed.
Forensic science:
MACCHIARELLI L., ALBARELLO P., CAVE BONDI G., FEOLA T.: Compendio di Medicina Legale - Ed. Minerva Medica, Torino, ultima ed. - NORELLI G.A., BUCCELLI C., FINESCHI V.: Medicina Legale e delle Assicurazioni - Ed. Piccin, Padova ultima ed. DE FERRARI F., PALMIERI L., Manuale di Medicina Legale, Ed. Giuffrè, Milano 2007.
Lectures will be supported by slide presentation, which will be available to students on the Elly Platform (
The study of legal institutions of trade unions and employment relationship law focuses primarily on what will be discussed during the classes and on the distributed materials. In any case, for a further studies students can use the chapters and paragraphs corresponding to the listed themes in:
F. Carinci, R. de Luca Tamajo, P. Tosi, T. Treu, Diritto del lavoro, Utet, Torino,volume I (Il diritto sindacale) e volume II (Il rapporto di lavoro subordinato), in the most recent available edition.

Teaching methods


Assessment methods and criteria

The inter-disciplinary course is composed by different modules concernig:
- Criminal law and criminal procedure (IUS/17) Prof. Stefano Delsignore 2 CFU
- Labour law (IUS/07) Prof. Fabio Pantano 2CFU
- Personal resposibility and labor protection(MED/43) Prof. Carlo Crestani 2CFU

Other information

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