News and Articles—Construction

article image 3-3-23.jpgConstruction Industry Predictions for 2023

March 3, 2023

The economy, technology, and development trends are just a few factors that often impact the construction industry. A litany of other variables influence the industry, too, and many of them play a role in the upcoming construction predictions… more ▶

article image 10-6-22.jpgConstruction Considerations for Fall

October 6, 2022

Summer is the busiest season for your contracting clients, as the weather and extended daylight hours are perfect for outdoor activities. Depending on where your clients are taking jobs, there could still be plenty of work late into October, but… more ▶

article image 9-14-22.jpgPlanning Construction Around Severe Weather

September 14, 2022

The progress of a construction project is influenced by a wide range of factors, including employee speed and adherence to the schedule. Unexpected severe weather can be particularly problematic when keeping a project on track. Luckily, there are steps… more ▶

article image 6-7-22.jpgHow to Ensure Construction Workplace Safety 

June 7, 2022

According to the National Safety Council, construction is the most dangerous industry based on the number of worksite deaths every year. The high injury rate worsens this tragic fact. If you’re a supervisor or other stakeholder, you might be wondering… more ▶

article image 1-12-22.jpgConstruction Industry Predictions for 2022

January 12, 2022

If you regularly act as an insurance agent for construction insurance clients, you may have already been on the receiving end of industry trend-related questions. Although it may not be possible to predict with complete certainty what the top trends… more ▶

articles image_0028_82.jpgThe Greatest Sources of Injury in Welding Operations

January 8, 2019

Among occupations in the construction and manufacturing trades, welding represents one of the most hazardous. The process of joining metal parts together using high-voltage electrical currents or volatile gases and heat is inherently dangerous… more ▶

articles image_0012_98.jpgWhat to Know About Insuring Subcontractors

July 17, 2018

In the building and construction industry, general contractors often rely on the specialized services provided by subcontractors. Subcontractors typically handle aspects of construction projects like plumbing, electrical, and finish work, among many other… more ▶

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Environmental Pollution: Planning for Risks

December 1, 2023 | For business owners, an environmental pollution incident can result in stiff regulatory penalties and staggering expenses associated with cleanup… more ▶

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Managing Workers’ Compensation Claims

November 15, 2023 | Claims management in workers’ compensation programs is a critical component of a comprehensive workplace health and safety strategy, involving… more ▶

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E&O and More in the Mortgage Industry

November 1, 2023 | Real estate professionals, including mortgage lenders, face numerous risks. These risks can result in significant financial burdens, particularly when legal claims… more ▶