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Independent contractor pre-use qualification mandates;
Emergency response policies and programs; and
Community and government relations programs.
Many site management personnel have little appreciation for how the regulatory process can drive tort liability risks, and attention should be focused on this issue, particularly through site management training and contractor liability risk prevention programs that enhance contractor safety and properly transfer and protect against liability risk.
Cole A. Wist is a partner at Patton Boggs LLP. He counsels clients in occupational/mine safety and health law, including MSHA and OSHA inspections. Wist may be reached at the firm’s Denver office via phone at 303-894-6159 or via e-mail at email@example.com.