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[TowerTalk] Certification to climb towers?

To: 'Alan Beagley' <>,
Subject: [TowerTalk] Certification to climb towers?
From: Steve Katz <>
Date: Fri, 6 Feb 2004 15:41:00 -0800
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> But does that mean that if I want to hire "Fred, the guy who does the 
> tower work for all the hams around here" to put up my tower, he has to 
> be certified? What if he isn't? What liability do I have?
> //There isn't any certification requirement for residential work anywhere
> I've ever heard of.  But as for liability: I think as the property owner,
> if any employee of yours is hurt while working on your property, you're
> liable, anyway.  Your homeowners insurance policy probably includes some
> amount of Workmans Comp coverage for exactly that reason.  Whether that
> coverage is actually adequate is another question....-WB2WIK/6
> -=-
> Alan AB2OS

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