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Document ID (ISN)107881
CIS number 08-289
ISSN - Serial title 0014-6269 - Face au risque
Year 2007
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Ledoux M.
Title Impact of jurisprudence concerning occupational safety and health
Original title Impact de la jurisprudence en santÚ-sÚcuritÚ au travail [in French]
Bibliographic information Mar. 2007, No.431, p.6-9. Illus.
Abstract This article comments recent court rulings in France concerning the employers' inexcusable error as defined by the provisions of article L.452-1 of the Social Security Law. While employers are responsible not only for engaging efforts but also for ensuring results with respect to the prevention of occupational accidents and diseases, victims must now also prove that employers who should have been aware of the risk had not taken the necessary preventive actions.
Descriptors (primary) responsibilities of employers; plant safety and health organization; legislation; France
Descriptors (secondary) legal aspects; comment on law; criminal liability; responsibilities of employees; case law
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Administration, legislation
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Criminal liability in OSH