Ongoing Operations and Completed Operations Coverage

I often speak with prime contractors and owners who assure me that they require subcontractors to name them as additional insureds. This is the correct line of thinking as additional insured treatment is one of the key principals to adequately transfer the risk of construction defects or non property injury. The devil, as they say, is in the details, however. During these inquiries I often … Continue reading Ongoing Operations and Completed Operations Coverage

OSHA delays implementation of Silica Regulations until 9/23

OSHA has announced a 90 day delay in implementation of Silica regulations. Compliance has been set forward from 6/23 to 9/23. Continue reading OSHA delays implementation of Silica Regulations until 9/23

OSHA and Silica Regulations Close to Finality

The the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has finally sent its comprehensive rule governing worker exposure to silica dust to the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for final review. A proposed rule until now, the silica guidelines’ pending approval by OSHA will make them law. Silicosis is the lung disease the rule is trying to curtail. While neither I or anyone … Continue reading OSHA and Silica Regulations Close to Finality