With construction booming, many roofing contractors find themselves struggling to provide enough labor at each project.
As a result, more roofing contractors are hiring subcontractors to help manage the current workload. Subcontracting
work, however, does not absolve a roofing contractor of responsibility for safety under the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), even in a situation where
all the work is performed by a subcontractor. OSHA can issue a citation to the controlling employer, the correcting
employer and the creating employer, in addition to the exposing employer.
During this webinar, Philip Siegel, a partner with Atlanta-based Hendrick, Phillips, Salzman & Siegel and legal
counsel to the National Roofing Legal Resource Center, discusses OSHA's multi-employer worksite doctrine and the duties
required of each type of employer on a multi-employer worksite. Siegel also addresses the unforeseeable employee
misconduct defense to an OSHA citation—when the roofing contractor is cited as the exposing employer.
Take advantage of this free NRCA membership benefit, and tune in to this live opportunity to stay up to date with
issues affecting your business!
NRCA's July webinars are sponsored by:
Partner at Hendrick, Phillips, Salzman & Siegel, Atlanta
Philip Siegel is a partner with the law firm Hendrick, Phillips, Salzman & Siegel, Atlanta. He serves as legal counsel
to the National Roofing Legal Resource Center.
Siegel's practice focuses primarily on the areas of labor and employment law, including defense of OSHA citations,
immigration compliance assistance, Davis-Bacon Act consulting, contract consulting and construction litigation,
including representation of general contractors, subcontractors and suppliers.
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