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Legal liability (1 day)

Course description

The course, divided into six parts, will provide learners with a better understanding of the concept of legal liability and how legislation regulates and enforces it.

Course outline

By the end of the course, the successful learner will be able to:

  • legal terminology
  • driving forces for legal compliance
  • criminal and civil liability (Common Law)
  • case studies
  • COID Act (case law)
  • delict recovery of damages
  • indemnity agreements
  • the OHS Act and legislative criminal liability
  • employers’ duties
  • duties of: manufacturers; client; agent; designer; principal contractor and contractor.
  • inspectors’ powers and investigation/inquiries
  • contractors
  • environmental law
  • corporate governance
  • legal compliance strategy.