Safety & Law

Safety & Law

Accident Management Tips For Contractors

Click here to read the complete article. by Kevin Cunningham (HIIG) When considering the complexities involved with pile driving operations on any given jobsite, having certain pre-determined quality controls in place for effective accident management prior to beginning your projects can prove to be one of the most important elements needed […]

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Pile Drivers and the U.S. Supreme Court

View complete article here. A Storied Foundation of Construction Law It’s time to impress your colleagues at the next charity golf tournament with your knowledge of dusty, but, applicable Supreme Court cases about pile driving. Surprisingly, they not only exist — they are the cornerstone of modern American legal principles […]

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“Backpocket” Differing Site Condition Check List

View complete article here. A Follow-up from Mark J. Rice’s Article ‘Differing Site Conditions’ Issue 30-1. Adapted from Federal Acquisition Regulations, 32.236-2 of FAR. TYPE I – DIFFERING SITE CONDITION (DSC) A type I condition requires that a subsurface condition was encountered which differed materially from what was indicated in […]