image: pixabay

Canadian contractor fined CA$90K for nonworker’s fatal fall

In the United States, the Department of Labor’s OSHA is responsible for the rules that govern worker safety — not the general public’s — on construction sites, although safe work practices contribute to everyone’s wellbeing. For instance, OSHA’s scaffold safety standards could prevent a collapse that could harm those outside the confines of the jobsite.

However, the American National Standards Institute has a standard on the books, “Protection of the Public on or Adjacent to Construction Sites.”

Read More on Construction Dive