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The Dotted Line: Safety risks that can stop a construction project

January 28, 2020

In the construction industry, there are inherent risks for workers, even on the safest of jobsites, which is why supervisors and safety personnel are encouraged to be vigilant in their efforts to identify and mitigate potentially dangerous situations, many times as work goes on around them.

There are, however, instances when a condition is too dangerous for work to continue.

It is important to first remember that, ultimately, contractors are responsible for the well-being of their employees and must make sure their working environment is safe, said attorney J. Gregory Cahill of law firm Dickinson Wright in Phoenix.

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