To Promote Health and Safety in the Building Trades and Construction Industry: Hearings Before the Select Subcommittee on Labor ... 91-1, on H.R. 3290, March 26, 27, April 21, 1969

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Página 32 - No Contractor or subcontractor contracting for any part of the contract work which may require or involve the employment of laborers or mechanics...
Página 59 - The rule that you are to love your neighbour becomes in law, you must not injure your neighbour ; and the lawyer's question, ' Who is my neighbour ? ' receives a restricted reply. You must take reasonable care to avoid acts or omissions which you can reasonably foresee would be likely to injure your neighbour.
Página 31 - Prepared by the President and transmitted to the Senate and the House of Representatives In Congress assembled March 13. 1950, pursuant to the provisions of the Reorganization Act of 1949. approved June 20, 1949 DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY SECTION 1.
Página 44 - ... a man who orders a work to be executed, from which, in the natural course of things, injurious consequences to his neighbour must be expected to arise, unless means are adopted by which such consequences may be prevented, is bound to see to the doing of that which is necessary to prevent the mischief, and cannot relieve himself of his responsibility by employing...
Página 66 - A possessor of land is subject to liability for physical harm caused to his invitees by a condition on the land if, but only if, he (a) knows or by the exercise of reasonable care...
Página 33 - Secretary, on the record, after notice and opportunity for a hearing may provide such reasonable limitations and may make such rules and regulations allowing reasonable variations, tolerances, and exemptions to and from any or all provisions of this Act as he may find necessary and proper to avoid serious impairment of the national defense.
Página 32 - ... work in excess of eight hours or in excess of the standard workweek of forty hours without payment of the overtime wages required by paragraph (a).
Página 60 - Negligence is not a tort, unless it results in the commission of a wrong, and the commission of a wrong imports the violation of a right, in this case, we are told, the right to be protected against interference with one's bodily security. But bodily security is protected, not against all forms of interference or aggression, but only against some. One who seeks redress at law does not make out a cause of action by showing without more that there has been damage to his person. If the harm was not...
Página 59 - The proposition which these recognised cases suggest, and which is, therefore, to be deduced from them, is that whenever one person is by circumstances placed in such a position with regard to another that everyone of ordinary sense who did think would at once recognise that if he did not use ordinary care and skill in his own conduct with regard to those circumstances he would cause danger of injury to the person or property of the other, a duty arises to use ordinary care and skill to avoid such...
Página 61 - The assertion that liability must. . . be denied because defendant bears no 'duty' to plaintiff 'begs the essential question — whether the plaintiff's interests are entitled to legal protection against the defendant's conduct. . . . [Duty] is not sacrosanct in itself, but only an expression of the sum total of those considerations of policy which lead the law to say that the particular plaintiff is entitled to protection.

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