New Risks, No Rewards: OSHA Liability For Contractors
July 9, 2012, 2:10 PM EDT
Law360, New York (July 9, 2012, 2:10 PM EDT) -- Over the last two years, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has begun to take a more expansive view of contractor liability for workplace safety. As a result, general contractors should be more cautious than ever in ensuring the compliance of their worksites with government regulatory standards.
Solis v. Summit Contractors Inc.: A Cautionary Tale
Summit Contractors was the general contractor for the construction of a college dormitory in Little Rock, Ark. Summit subcontracted the entire project and only had four employees at the construction...