How Can Construction Companies Manage the Hazards Related to COVID-19?
OSHA issues general guidance regarding worker safety.
As construction workers begin returning to worksites, the construction companies, just like any other employer, has a responsibility to prepare and provide a safe work environment for their employees. If the workers, which includes all workers from the trades to bank inspectors, etc., contract COVID-19, employers can face liability under the OSHA General Duty Clause. This white paper discusses the general guidance that OSHA has issued surround worker safety and how this may affect businesses and offers a list of resources.
Partner in the New York office of Greenspoon Marder LLP
Concentrates her practice on construction industry matters, including contract preparation, mediation, litigation, suretyship, bid protests, appeals, and arbitration
Extensive experience in litigation of construction disputes for public works and buildings in both the public and private sectors
Experienced mediator and is on the New York County Supreme Court Commercial Division Roster of Volunteer Mediators and the American Arbitration Association’s Roster of Construction Industry Arbitrators
Former President of the New York County Lawyers’ Association, former Vice President of the New York State Bar Association for the 1st Judicial Department, and member of the New York Building Congress, GCA New York, SCL North America, CLSA, ABA, New York State Bar Association and New York County Lawyers Association
Frequent speaker and author on topics relating to Construction Law
J.D., The Catholic University of America School of Law; B.A., Grinnell College