Construction

Look Out For These Scams When Improving Your Home

Remodels and other home improvements are an important part of being a property owner. When done correctly, these projects can add value to a home and make it more attractive to future buyers. Unfortunately, hiring a contractor to complete home improvement projects is not always simple. The average homeowner is often unaware of the average [...]

By | October 3rd, 2017|Categories: Construction, Personal Insurance|

New Recommended Practices for Anti-retaliation Programs

In the wake of OSHA’s new electronic injury and illness reporting and anti-retaliation rules, the Department of Labor (DOL) recently released new recommended practices for anti-retaliation programs. The initial rule requires employers to electronically submit information from work related injury to OSHA. More importantly, the rule solidifies employee anti-retaliation protections for reporting work-related injuries and [...]

OSHA Compliance: Anti Retaliation Rules Delayed

On May 12, 2016, OSHA issued a final rule requiring certain employers to electronically submit data from their work-related injury records. Their intention is to publish this employer information on a public website, but feared the rule would push companies to discourage employees from reporting injuries and illnesses. In a proactive effort, OSHA included three [...]

By | October 26th, 2016|Categories: Business Insurance, Construction|

Impact Safety And Quality On Your Next Project

Construction projects present unique challenges that lead to potential injuries or poor work quality. The safety and quality of a job site can cause negative consequences especially when fatigue from prolonged hours worked or poor task design enter the mix. Some challenges include: Physically demanding work Long hours Constant changes to the project Tight schedules. [...]

By | September 25th, 2016|Categories: Bonds & Surety, Construction|