Articles About Construction Law

Articles About Construction Law

Construction law deals with matters relating to building construction, engineering and other related fields. It is in essence an amalgam of contract law, commercial law, planning law, and employment law. Construction law covers a wide range of legal issues including contract, negligence, bonds and bonding, guarantees and sureties, liens and other security interests, tendering, construction claims, and related consultancy contracts.

Safety and Health Regulations for Construction

1926.501(a) “General.” 1926.501(a)(1) This section sets forth requirements for employers to provide fall protection systems. All fall protection required by this section shall conform to the criteria set forth in 1926.502 of this subpart. 1926.501(b)(1) “Unprotected sides and edges.” Each employee on a walking/working surface (horizontal and vertical surface) with an unprotected side or edge […]

Dangerous Conditions at Construction Sites

By : Attorney Thomas R. Smith Construction sites often pose dangerous and hazardous conditions for those employed in the building trades. Typically, a site will have workers from different employers and trades working at the same time. Each trade has responsibility to ensure a safe environment for its employees, as well as for anyone else […]