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Construction Accident

Legal Safety Responsibilities for Building/Construction Companies

Construction workers face dangerous and even deadly consequences when a worksite isn’t safe, despite regulations, inspection requirements, specifications, and job safety programs. In fact, 174 people died in North Carolina in 2016 due to work-related accidents. If you’re injured on the job, or a loved one died, you may be eligible for worker’s compensation. What Legal And Safety Responsibilities Must Construction Companies Comply With? The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) sets laws to govern safety on construction sites. For example, OSHA requires that no worker or contractor be required to work in “working conditions which are unsanitary, hazardous, or dangerous to their health...

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