The supervisor of a construction site (also known as a foreman, forewoman, or site supervisor) holds the responsibility of seeing that the workplace and its workers are kept safe. They need to be aware of proper safety regulations as well as the proper procedures to be followed to prevent injury while performing tasks. They must ensure that safety rules are followed at all times by anyone on site and that the site itself complies with the requirement of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

If a supervisor fails to exercise proper caution or care in his or her duties toward the site, this constitutes negligence. This may occur by:

  • Failing to enforce safety regulations
  • Failing to take action to correct hazardous conditions
  • Being under the influence of drugs or alcohol

Failing to provide necessary safety resources is another of the countless ways in which a negligent supervisor may contribute to construction accidents. In certain circumstances, you will be able to pursue compensation beyond that standard workers' compensation award. Talk to a New York City construction accident attorney about the specifics of your case in order to determine your legal options.

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