Environmental Risks in Construction (RV-7261)

Start Date
06/22/2017
End Date
06/21/2019
Description
This 2-hour interactive online course contains case summaries of six court decisions involving design professionals or contractors who performed environmental remediation work or encountered environmental conditions on job sites and incurred risk or liability as a result. Other cases that are discussed include potential Superfund liability of an engineer, suits against remediation engineers and contractors, asbestos liability of a construction contractor, and the question of whether damages are covered under a commercial general liability policy.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Business Practices / Contracts / HR
Health, Safety and Welfare
No
Hours
2.0
Learning Outcomes
At the conclusion of this course, the student will:
•Describe litigation theories used to create environmental liability against design firms and contractors.
•Manage the sensitive risk of environmental liability on projects.
•Explain how insurance may or may not cover claims related to mold and asbestos.
•Critically examine insurance policy language regarding environmental liability.
Instructors
Kent Holland
Website Registration
Course Codes
RV-7261
Provider
RedVector.com, LLC


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