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The Toronto Star is reporting that Ontario’s Ministry of the Attorney General has appealed a judge’s decision that imposed a $200,000 fine against Metron Construction in the 2009 scaffold collapse in which four workers...more
Tarion has introduced significant changes to the major structural defect claims process. These changes will affect all condominium projects where the first arm’s length agreement of purchase and sale was signed after July 1,...more
An engineer and architect were not guilty of Occupational Health and Safety Act charges where the wall collapsed more than one year after their work was completed. The Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act states that...more
The Southeastern Carpenters Regional Council mounted a campaign against Fidelity Interior in Atlanta, GA. The union sent letters to owners and general contractors warning them of adverse consequences if they used Fidelity, a...more
When last we left off, the causes of the Spokane wastewater treatment disaster were revealed to be a combination of three things: 1) a blocked overflow pipe; 2) a malfunctioning monitoring system inside the digester; and 3) a...more
New York construction accident lawyer David Perecman comments on
a crane accident which occurred a short time before 9-11 events to commemorate the 10-year anniversary of the terrorist attacks.
The crane accident...more
Kurt Iversen v. California Village Homeowners Association Court of Appeal, Second District (March 23, 2011)
Under the negligence per se rule, a presumption of negligence arises from a defendant's violation of a statute...more
In September of last year, two men were installing a sewer pipe at an excavation site in Enterprise, which is in southeast Alabama. The soil was saturated with water, and there no safe means of exit when the wet, heavy soil...more
Building codes are various regulations that apply to both new and existing properties that are adopted into law by various governmental entities. While the specifc provisions of the codes may be incredibly specifc, the...more
In an effort to reduce construction accidents, OSHA's Southeast Region partnered with local contractors and federal, state and local agencies across Georgia to hold an early-morning, one-hour safety "stand-down" on November...more
In March of this year, OSHA inspectors were following up on whether violations they had found earlier at Phenix Lumber Company had been fixed -- violations they had already cited but hadn't been fixed at the time of an...more
Assistant Secretary of Labor Dr. David Michaels believes that adding criminal penalties to OSHA's arsenal could prevent construction accidents and other workplace injuries and deaths. He also says that OSHA needs and welcomes...more
Since lead paint was banned in 1978, the number of children with elevated lead levels has decreased so much that at one point, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was confident that this environmental hazard would...more
Steria's LPO Article, looking at leveraging its BPO capability in vertical market....more
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