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Research Group on Social Security and the Prevention of Labour Risks

Group head:
Carrero Domínguez, Carmen
Commercial datasheet:
Seguridad Social y Prevención de Riesgos Laborales

Lines of research

  • Protection of certain collectives
  • Susceptible subjects, maternity benefits and risks during pregnancy and protection of maternity within the scope of employment
  • Incapacity, disability and handicaps, and risk prevention at work
  • Partial retirement, flexible retirement, atypical work contracts, and risk assessment
  • The multiple meanings of concepts of work accidents and professional illnesses seen from the standpoints of risk prevention (the concept of risk) and Social Security (concept of contingency): convergences and dysfunctions
  • New pathologies (moral harassment, brain and cardiovascular illnesses, etc.)
  • Implications for Social Security schemes for the self-employed (RETA, RETM, REA): obstacles to homogenization and schemes
  • The two faces of work accident insurance companies
  • Commercial risk insurance and voluntary improvements
  • Liability in social security and prevention matters
  • Assignation of social security liabilities related to work inspections in cases of non-compliance with safety measures: Temporary Employment Agencies, Contractors and Subcontractors
  • Compatibility and incompatibility of liabilities: Extension of the NON BIS IN IDEM principle
  • The STILL confusing nature of benefit surcharges
  • Specific issues for self-employed workers
  • New social needs and the demands for reforms to the social security system
  • Work accident rate and the protection of dependent persons under age 65
  • Preventive measures in the workplace, maintenance of healthy conditions, quality of life, and protection of dependent persons under age 65

Contact email:


  • Alameda Castillo, María Teresa
  • Barcelón Cobedo, Susana
  • Carrero Domínguez, Carmen
  • De Soto Riojo, Sebastián
  • Ena Ventura, Teresa
  • Fargas Fernández, Josep
  • González Ortega, Santiago
  • Mercader Uguina, Jesús Rafael
  • Montalvo Abiol, Juan Carlos
  • Moreno Márquez, Ana María
  • Navas-Parejo Alonso, Marta
  • Salvador Pérez, Félix
  • Valdueza Blanco, María Dolores
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