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Construction & contracting

Construction & contracting
How a builder’s risk insurance policy can protect your business

Builder’s risk insurance protects construction companies, contractors, and subcontractors from losses caused by damages to buildings in progress. See if this short-term property insurance policy can...

Managing risks
What does it mean to be bonded and insured?
Business insurance and bonds protect your business from financial losses and help you win clients.
Construction & contracting
How do construction and contractor licenses and permits work?
The types of licenses that construction companies and contractors need vary by location, but most projects will at least require a building permit.
Construction & contracting
The top construction risk management threats

Employee injuries, stolen equipment, and structural flaws can disrupt a construction company’s business, but you can mitigate risks by following industry best practices and choosing the right...

Managing risks
Contractor vs. subcontractor: What’s the difference?
Learn about the difference between contractors and subcontractors and the types of liabilities that they face.
General contractors
6 tips to prevent injuries from struck-by-object hazards

Struck-by-objects injuries are one of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s "fatal four" hazards, but there are measures you can take to minimize the risks. Below we identify and...

Workers' compensation insurance
Top 10 causes of workplace injuries and their costs
Knowing the most common workplace injuries and how to prevent them can decrease the number of workplace accidents at your business and increase your employees' safety.
Small business stories
Slade Land Use: Construction services from the ground up

L'Tryce Slade holds a unique position – she's one of the only women in the industry who owns a construction material testing laboratory. Learn what inspired her to start her own business and what...

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