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OSHA Expansion Fall Hazard Liability for Host Employers

As you know, OSHA has continually attempted to expand the scope of the multi-employer workplace doctrine. The enclosed article discusses a recent case in which it was extended to attempt to find liability against a host employer who engaged an outside contractor to perform electrical work which required access to the building at the host employer’s worksite. This decision is now on appeal, but is a clear indicator that OSHA intends to cite host employers whenever possible, if an outside contractor is exposed to a hazard at the host employer’s worksite.

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