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Liability Issues Peer-Reviewed
By Vladimir Ivensky
OSH risks related to subcontractors are significant business risks encountered by contractors that employ other contractors. Mitigating these risks is an important task of a hiring contractor's management team, which should recognize statutory, contractual and control-generated duty of care to subcontractors. This article discusses the duty of safety care created by control over a subcontractor or over other project parties and the ways to mitigate the related liabilities.