LEGAL GUIDE
Written by attorney Alexander Edward Barthet

Safety is Job One

Construction a dangerous profession which prescribed safety plans attempt to mitigate. However, the actual or perceived delegation of safety obligations done incorrectly can create liability. It is especially important to clarify who is to manage and monitor safety issues on any project.

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Everyone’s agenda in finalizing the safety language in a construction contract will be different. Each party will seek to either push down or pull up limitations to minimize its exposure. Knowing this will help you better protect yourself, and your workers.

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