Workplace Health & Safety

by Eminent Institute

This course covers all important aspects of Workplace Health and Safety from legal and safety perspective.

AED 1750

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4 Hours

Course Details

Workplace health and safety is becoming an increasingly prevalent issue for UAE employers. However, in the absence of a dedicated health and safety law, it can be challenging for UAE employers to understand their health and safety obligations which often involves reviewing a large number of laws, resolutions, rules and guidelines to fully understand the position in relation to a particular aspect of health and safety.

Learning Objective:

• Identify responsibilities with regards to health and safety at workplace.
• Have an overview of health and safety obligations in UAE.
• Report workplace accidents
• Have an overview of criminal court process


Overview of Health and Safety Obligations in the UAE

  • Overview of where health and safety obligations derive from in the UAE
  • Exploring key health and safety obligations under:
  • UAE Labour Law
  • DIFC Employment Law / ADGM Employment Regulations
  • Ministerial Resolutions

Emirate Specific Regulations:

  • Potential liability for Workplace Injuries and Fatalities in the UAE
  • Overview of the potential liabilities that may arise following a workplace injury or fatality
  • Contractual liabilities
  • Potential liability under the UAE Labour Law
  • What is a workplace accident?
  • Reporting obligations
  • Financial implications
  • Exemptions
  • Criminal Liability
  • Key provisions of UAE Penal Code
  • Who is at risk?
  • “Good Samaritan” principle
  • Civil Liability
  • Administrative sanctions

Criminal Investigation Process

  • What to expect during the preliminary investigation – police and other authorities
  • What to expect during the secondary investigation – public prosecutor
  • Best practice tips throughout investigation process
  • Overview of the criminal court process and what to expect

Case Study – Criminal Investigation Process

  • What to expect in the aftermath of a workplace injury or fatality
  • A “mock” criminal investigation process following a workplace injury or fatality, including public prosecutor interview, to illustrate best practice in this regard.

Q & A Session

  • An opportunity for attendees to raise any queries relating to workplace health and safety issues.

Eminent offers a range of courses that will enhance your skills, improving efficiency and productivity. Successful people invest in themselves and Eminent has been assisting individuals for the last 25 years in the process by offering an extensive range of courses, at affordable prices.

Our courses are delivered by subject matter experts with both training as well as industry experience. They are not only professional, but also considerate and sensitive towards varying individual needs and provide the necessary support to every participant during the learning process.


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