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“Arising Out of” is Not the Functional Equivalent of “Proximately Caused by”
  • Commonsense Construction Law LLC
  • USA
  • June 9 2017

The NY Court of Appeals, construing language of an insurance endorsement, has held that the endorsement terms established a proximate cause standard

Hold on to Your Hard Hats: Updates on Construction Site Safety in New York
  • Tarter Krinsky & Drogin LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2017

In New York City, construction of some sort is always moving forward and, as such, worksite injuries and fatalities unfortunately will occur. The

Taking Over or Letting Go: The Legal Ins and Outs of the Ontario ESA’s Building Services Provisions
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • May 12 2017

Although it is common for building and property managers to rely on third parties for on-site services, familiarity with the building services

The Impact of SB54 on the Construction Industry
  • Atkinson Andelson Loya Ruud & Romo
  • USA
  • May 4 2017

SB54the 2014 law requiring oil refiners to pay contractors "prevailing wages"continues to impact the construction industry. The impact will

OSHA Announces Annual National Safety Stand-Down Campaign
  • Stark & Stark
  • USA
  • April 27 2017

Fatalities caused by falls continue to be a leading cause of death for construction employees. Lack of proper fall protection remains the most

Fall protection: the right equipment, training, and emphasis makes a difference
  • Vandeventer Black LLP
  • USA
  • April 24 2017

Recent OSHA reporting identifies falling hazards as the leading cause of death on construction projects. OSHA or the Occupational Safety Health

Accessible Icon Update: New Federal Guidance Deepens Quandary for Businesses Facing Contradictory State Requirements
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 20 2017

As we previously reported, New York State and more recently, Connecticut, passed legislation requiring the use of the “Accessible Icon” in lieu of

Construction Safety: Lessons From 2016 and Remedies in 2017
  • Tarter Krinsky & Drogin LLP
  • USA
  • April 19 2017

While each year there are reports and statistics regarding the annual number of construction accidents and fatalities in New York City, 2016 will

Silica Rule in Construction Delayed 90 Days
  • Cozen O'Connor
  • USA
  • April 18 2017

On April 6, OSHA announced it has delayed implementation of its new rule for 90 days which, among other things, cuts in half the maximum allowable

OSHA Launches Campaign to Prevent Falls in Construction Industry
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • April 12 2017

Fatalities from falls continue to be a leading cause of death in the construction industry, and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is