Workplace Safety

A construction worker who was severely injured after being shocked by an ungrounded fixture on a worksite sued his employer, a subcontractor. A California appeals court, however, ruled that the subcontractor did not have a duty to protect employees from the hazard it did not create, although it did have a duty to report the incident to the main contractor or the property owner.

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