Module 1

Introduction to OH law and the criminal law of health and safety
Prof Diana Kloss, barrister

Module 2

Discrimination law: key concepts and legislation
Nick Hanning, Anthony Gold Solicitors

Module 3

Consent, confidentiality and data
protection in OH
Prof Diana Kloss, barrister

Module 4

Disability discrimination
Emily Yeardley, BakerLaw LLP

Module 5

Employment law and fitness for work
Prof Diana Kloss, barrister

Module 6

Employment tribunals
Prof Alan Neal, University of Warwick

Benefits of attending

  • A comprehensive knowledge of key occupational health legal issues, from medical confidentiality and consent to disability discrimination, employment law and fitness for work
  • Insight into the liabilities of the employer and OH professionals in criminal and civil law
  • Advice on best practice and avoiding cases reaching an employment tribunal
  • Guidance on tribunal legal procedure
  • An understanding of how to apply the law to different workplace scenarios and put it into context


Assignment and certification

There are two forms of assessment, as follows:

  • During the course, at the end of each module, students will provide written answers to questions relating to that particular module.
  • In the three months following the course, students will undertake a written assignment, demonstrating their understanding of occupational health law and their ability to apply it in a given workplace scenario.


Students who successfully complete the above will be awarded the Practical OH Law Certificate.


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