Safety News

Managing the Risk of an On-site Injury to a Subcontractor’s Employee

By: Jessica C. Neufeld In Texas, when an employee of a down-stream subcontractor is injured on a project site, an up-stream contractor is uniquely vulnerable to a lawsuit by that employee for negligence. The project owner is more or less protected by a statutory immunity derived from owning the premises. …

Legal News

New Open Carry Law in Texas for 2016

By Tony Stergio Texas’ new open carry law goes into effect on January 1, 2016. Any business that wishes to ban the open carry of weapons within their establishment must post a specific sign, in English and Spanish, in at least 1” text, the word for word language of the statute. …