Posts Categorized: Construction Insurance Bulletin

7 Tips for Hiring Reliable Construction Independent Contractors

Your construction business depends on independent contractors who may perform a variety of tasks, including demolition, installation or painting. Because your business depends on quality work performed in a timely manner, use seven tips to ensure you hire reliable independent contractors. 1. Preview previous work. Check out jobs the independent contractor has already completed. Do… Read more »

What You Need To Know About The 2018 Construction Risk Conference

The International Risk Management Institute’s Construction Risk Conference (CRC), held from November 4-7, 2018, in Houston, Texas, is designed for construction professionals like you. If you decide to invest in your business and attend this conference, here’s what you need to know. What is the CRC? Held annually, the CRC brings together a variety of experts who… Read more »

Drug Testing Policy Details For Your Construction Independent Contractors

The construction industry relies on independent contractors who perform specialized services like plumbing, painting and drywall installation. To prioritize safety on the job site and ensure quality work, consider implementing a drug testing policy for the independent contractors you hire. Benefits of Drug Testing Regular drug testing promotes safety on the job site. Additionally, it improves productivity… Read more »

Safety Tips For Your Construction Site Landscaping Specialists

Landscaping specialists play an important role in many construction sites. This profession can be dangerous, though. If you employ landscaping specialists, ensure they follow these safety tips. Stay Visible Working near roadways and heavy equipment like backhoes is dangerous. While everyone on the job site should be aware of their surroundings, landscapers also benefit from… Read more »

Understand Builder’s Risk Insurance

Builder’s Risk insurance, also known as Course of Construction insurance, covers property that’s under construction. As a contractor or construction professional, you must understand this important coverage. What is Builder’s Risk Insurance? A homeowner, general contractor or project manager can purchase a Builder’s Risk insurance policy during a home building project. The coverage protects the… Read more »

Insurance For Your Excavation Contractor Company

Job growth for excavation contractors is expected to rise by 10 percent annually through 2022, reports the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. That’s good news for your excavation contractor company. However, you’ll want to protect your company and your assets with insurance as you move and reshape earth for your customers. Why you Need Excavation Contractors Insurance Your… Read more »