When a work site employs individuals from multiple subcontractors and something goes awry, how do you successfully resolve matters? According to the OSHA Multi-employer Worksite Liability Doctrine, “an employer, including a general contractor, who creates or controls a worksite safety hazard, may be liable for violations of the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act) even if the employees exposed to the hazard are solely employees of a different employer.” This means that nearly any contractor on the worksite could be held accountable.
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About the Speaker
Frank Goodwin is an authorized OSHA Trainer and Safety Consultant with over 40 years of experience with OSHA safety training. As a consultant, Goodwin has taught safety and welding classes to hundreds of companies and thousands of students in more than 40 states.
About FutureOffice Network
FutureOffice Network is an internet-based H.R. service with approximately 17,000 active users across the United States. Its tools streamline employer workflow and include coverage for H.R. and benefits or property and casualty groups. FutureOffice Network offers support in areas ranging from Safety and Training to Employee Benefits and Communications.