News and Articles—Construction

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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2023 Staffing Industry Forecast

February 2, 2023 | Recent years prove that the staffing industry has mastered the art of adaptability. A pandemic, economic crisis, and national worker shortage were no match for… more ▶

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The Biggest Risks Oil Companies Face

January 27, 2023 | Oil is one of the most lucrative industries in the country—and in the world—but these profits come with plenty of risks. Indeed, oil companies are commonly faced… more ▶

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Ensuring Safety for Stunt Performers

January 16, 2023 | When you’re watching a movie, the stunts that unfold onscreen look effortless. In reality, these shots require extensive planning, supervision, and safety protocols… more ▶