OSHA Violations On Construction Sites
Massachusetts Attorneys For Construction Site OSHA Violations
Property owners, construction site contractors (general and subcontractors), property developers, and all other construction contractors and delivery contractors are required to obey the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations on industrial and construction sites to keep workers safe. OSHA is an agency of the United States Department of Labor. It was created by congress under the Occupational Safety and Health Act, and was signed into law by President Nixon on December 30, 1970. OSHA federal regulations cover most private work places.
Construction sites are already inherently dangerous and without OSHA’s stringent safety protocols in place, workers would be at an even larger risk of serious injury or death. When a construction worker is injured on the job, he or she may bring a third-party action when the property owner, subcontractor or general contractor violates OSHA guidelines. Getting these violations properly admitted into evidence at a judicial proceeding is complex and takes a very experienced workers’ compensation/third-party lawyer to do so.
Our team of lawyers at Ellis Law Offices has been representing injured construction workers for over 50 years. We have secured thousands of settlements and plaintiff’s verdicts for injured workers via workers’ compensation and third-party negligence law. Contact Ellis Law Offices by phone or email for your free consultation.
Who Must Obey The OSHA Regulations
Employers, subcontractors, general contractors and property owners must:
- Obey all OSHA regulations and standards
- Provide all employees and other workers on a job site a reasonably safe work environment that is free from recognized hazards
- Post OSHA guidelines and standards with employee rights and obligations in a prominent location
- Keep written or computerized records of all work-related injuries or illnesses
- Not retaliate against an employee who elects to file a claim with OSHA or who exercises any of their other rights under OSHA
Ellis Law Offices is one of Massachusetts’ top OSHA violation law firms. We have helped thousands of injured people and often use OSHA violations to help them secure the settlement or judgment they deserve. We have helped injured construction site workers throughout Massachusetts. Please contact us as soon as possible after your construction site accident, as time can be of the essence. Critical evidence can be altered, dispensed or destroyed. Hiring an experience attorney can protect critical evidence and facilitate a prompt OSHA investigation.
Contact Ellis Law Offices by email or telephone for your free consultation. Home and hospital visits available upon request.