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4 Concrete Reasons Construction Companies Need Business Insurance

By on Sep 7, 2018 in Construction |

Construction is an inherently dangerous business, constantly ranking at the top of the most dangerous industries to work in. Luckily, with effective management and solutions, this danger can be greatly reduced. Nonetheless, it is crucial that construction companies arm themselves with good business insurance policies which protect them when things go awry –...

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Five High-Danger Jobs in Construction

By on Aug 25, 2018 in Construction |

  Whether it’s falling machinery, fire hazards, or tripping over debris, construction remains one of the most dangerous industries to work for in the US and worldwide. However, some construction jobs are consistently ranked as the most dangerous ones in the industry, so take special care if you find yourself involved in one of these construction-based...

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Construction Zone Fire Dangers

By on Aug 21, 2018 in Construction |

Between 2007 and 2011, US fire departments were sent out to an average of 5,120 fires taking place at construction/renovation sites, with a total of 9 deaths, 94 injuries, and $265 in damages accompanying such fires. However, it doesn’t have to be this way! Heed our advice about controlling the danger of construction zone fires. When planning a construction...

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Five Big Construction Site Hazards to Manage

By on Aug 15, 2018 in Construction |

Construction sites are inevitably dangerous places to work, housing a myriad of possible hazards and conditions which are conducive to injury. In 2016/2017, construction was unsurprisingly found to be the industry with the most fatal industries present for employees. Nonetheless, if proper precautions are taken, risks can be mitigated. Here we inform you on 5 of the...

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Keeping Your Construction Workers Safe from Active Shooters – Top Strategies

By on Jun 8, 2018 in Construction |

Active shooter events are occurring on a far too regular basis. The average of active shooters was 6.4 per year in 2000 to 2006, that number has since seen a sharp rise. Between the years of 2007 and 2013, the number almost tripled to an average of 16.4 per year, according to The Department of Homeland Security. While these events are rare occurrences on a...

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The Rising Risks of Construction Work

By on Jun 4, 2018 in Construction |

Working in construction has undergone a dramatic change over the last 60 years. Since the 1960s and 1970s, when safety wasn’t the highest priority, construction work has transformed by introducing a whole host of new safety precautions. However, whilst the precautions account for a large number of the risks associated with working in construction, they...

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