I'm listening to the Harden lectures on the A201 & B201 documents. In the middle of the lecture he gets to on-site safety. He mentions the open elevator shaft scenario and tells a story about how his Client wrote a note to the owner mentioning this open shaft and that made the client (Architect) liable to a lawsuit when a worker fell in.
This is in direct opposition to the answer in the PPI which says if an Architect sees an unsafe condition on the jobsite that they are supposed to put it in writing and send it to the owner.
Why is there a contradiction between these two? It seems like writing the issue to the owner (I'd CC the GC as well, but that's just me) would make sure to alleviate the architect of any responsibility in the matter.
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