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The Top 3 Construction Violations (and How to Prevent Them)

The Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) inspectors hand out citations across the country for a multitude of violations. Without fail, year after year, the same on-the-job hazards rank at or near the top of the list. General contractors, subcontractors and others often receive construction violations over and over, because they fail to learn how to recognize and avoid these three common work hazards. Read more

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What to do when your Construction Zone is Close to Traffic

Road construction zones are among the most hazardous types of work sites in America. In 2015 alone, there were 130 worker fatalities at these locations, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. In light of this ever-present danger, there are many workplace safety strategies construction companies can adopt to protect their employees from harm. Read more

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Why Home Renovation Contractors need Builders Risk Coverage

You probably know you must have general liability insurance coverage. But, you may not be as aware of the benefits of also signing up for builders risk insurance. This coverage can prevent home renovation contractors from paying out-of-pocket for unexpected incidents, like the theft of costly copper plumbing pipes. Read more

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How to Prepare your Contracting Business for Healthy Growth

If work is piling up faster than you can complete it, your contracting business may be ready for an expansion. But, are you really ready to hire new employees or move to a bigger location? If you don’t have a plan in place, the answer is no. In order to grow sustainably, you may want to follow these four business strategy steps. Read more