Risk Management

SITE SAFETY ACTION PLAN FOR DESIGN FIRMS: FINAL OF FIVE-PART SERIES

If injuries, deaths, or property damage occur on one of your projects and a claim is filed, then a long period of difficult and expensive activities is likely to follow. This Information Alert, the final installment in the Ames & Gough five-part series on...

SITE SAFETY ACTION PLAN FOR DESIGN FIRMS: FOURTH OF A FIVE-PART SERIES

The issue of site safety is complex and subject to a web of federal, state and local laws, regulations, codes, and legal precedents, any of which may determine how related lawsuits are resolved. Although site safety generally is the responsibility of construction...

SITE SAFETY ACTION PLAN FOR DESIGN FIRMS: THIRD OF A FIVE-PART SERIES

Although design professionals and engineers are generally insulated from responsibilities for site safety, these issues can become murky if design firm personnel are to be on site and owners insert onerous clauses on safety in their agreements. This Information Alert,...

SITE SAFETY ACTION PLAN FOR DESIGN FIRMS: SECOND OF A FIVE-PART SERIES

Although design professionals and engineers are generally insulated from responsibilities for site safety, these issues can become murky if design firm personnel are to be on site and owners insert onerous clauses on safety in their agreements. This Information Alert,...