It’s commonplace to say that “careful planning” is an obvious and vital element of any construction project, but it’s only the first foreseeable step in prevention. As all involved in 21st century construction are (or should...more
A crane rental company has been convicted of charges under the Occupational Health and Safety Act and fined, after criminal negligence charges against it were withdrawn....more
Company owners are not immune from potential convictions and fines under workplace safety laws....more
Employers are not required to anticipate all safety hazards, however unforeseeable. A recent case illustrates this point.
In a tragic accident, a worker died when a brace (which formed part of a makeshift winch used to...more