Safeguarding your company’s future begins long before project commencement. It begins with providing a safe working environment for your workers, and it continues with taking precautions when you’ve been notified of an impending inspection from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Unfortunately, countless safety issues can arise on construction projects. When that happens, construction companies turn to us for answers.
When you work with Cotney Construction Law, a Columbia, SC, OSHA defense attorney can help ensure your compliance with all OSHA regulations and that your projects run smoothly and safely once they’ve commenced. Let’s take a look at how Cotney Construction Law will protect your company in the immediate future and long after.
How a Columbia, SC, OSHA Defense Lawyer Protects Your Company
As established by the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, you are required to provide a “place of employment which are free from recognized hazards that are causing or are likely to cause death or serious physical harm to his employees.” You are also required to comply with the numerous regulations passed by OSHA. This was already a challenging undertaking prior to recent, world-changing events. Now construction companies are becoming overwhelmed by traditional and novel issues affecting the industry, increasing the risk of an OSHA inspection.
Our construction law office encourages employers to work with us prior to an OSHA inspection. An attorney can perform a walkthrough of your site to determine safety practices that should be implemented. This service can be instrumental in highlighting hazards that were previously undetected. Should you be notified of an impending inspection, a Columbia, SC, OSHA defense attorney with Cotney Construction Law can represent you and defend your company in the event of a citation. Our law firm even offers unlimited OSHA defense up to citation contest for one low monthly price as part of a Cotney Construction Law subscription plan. Safeguarding your company’s future just got a little bit easier.
With the Future Uncertain, Now is the Time to Work With a Construction Law Firm
We don’t have to tell you how serious an OSHA citation can be. Willful or repeated violations can result in a $134,937 penalty per violation. At Cotney Construction Law, that’s the last thing we want to see happen to your company. Construction is an incredibly resilient industry, but it’s nothing without companies like yours. Partner with a Columbia, SC, OSHA defense lawyer and gain a legal ally who will strive to protect your workers from injury and your company from crippling OSHA citations.
If you would like to speak with a Columbia, SC, OSHA defense attorney, please contact us today.
Disclaimer: The information contained in this article is for general educational information only. This information does not constitute legal advice, is not intended to constitute legal advice, nor should it be relied upon as legal advice for your specific factual pattern or situation.