Safety liability may include actions by independent contractors

Accident and safety programs are vital in minimizing legal liability.  A business that does not have adequate measures to address safety issues could be found negligent in any accident claim.   In addition to addressing safety issues for your own employees, you also may need to consider what your independent contractors are doing.   According to this article by Day Pitney LLP, a company may be liable for negligent actions taken by its independent contractors.

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