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Public Liability Checklist for Scaffolders

by Dave Collins on November 11, 2016

Scaffolding businesses, whether they supply and install or hire out scaffolding, are respondent to a range of plant, equipment, building and occupational health and safety legislation.   Owners and operators of scaffolding businesses are required to discharge their obligations under their State’s legislation.  They are also required to meet their duty of care under the State’s […]

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Pedestrian and Public Safety at Construction Sites

by Dave Collins on November 10, 2016

Pedestrian and Public Safety at Construction Sites By Rosemary Grace Brooks Construction sites require a rigorous amount of care and vigilance from workers in terms of health and safety. Many accidents and even some fatalities happen to workers each year which could have been avoided through proper application and awareness of on-site safety procedures. Pedestrian […]

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Public Liability for the Construction Industry

by Dave Collins on October 31, 2016

Public Liability for the Construction Industry It’s easy to understand why the construction industry tends to take health and safety considerations more seriously than many other sectors. Because of the type of work they do, and the tools and machinery used to do it, accidents and fatalities are a real possibility and need to be […]

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How Different Contract Bonds Work

by Dave Collins on October 26, 2016

How Different Contract Bonds Work By James F Jones As any contractor knows, contract bonds are used to guarantee that they will abide by the specifications in a construction contract. A contract surety bond, once issued, assures a project owner that a contractor will perform the work and pay specified subcontractors, laborers and material suppliers. […]

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What Is Builder’s Risk Insurance?

by Dave Collins on October 3, 2016

What Is Builder’s Risk Insurance? By Carolyne Roehm Builder’s risk insurance is a type of coverage that is essential to protect against the risks that come with the construction process. When constructing a new building, this type of policy makes it possible to provide coverage for the structure before it is completed. What it Covers […]

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