Covid-19 hit the construction industry hard. However, now despite challenges, the industry is trending upward. Growth is expected in all construction sectors, so now might be a good time for you to start that contracting business you've been... (Read More)
With pollution on the rise, it is becoming increasingly important to find ways to protect our natural resources, from air to water to soil. Soil remediation is the process of removing contaminants from soil. Contaminated soil can be caused by a... (Read More)
Something you may be asked about when assessing a building or performing contracting duties is to assess the risk of lead poisoning.
Lead was used for many years in paints and other products found in and around our homes, schools and office... (Read More)
Working in the construction industry is a dangerous job. Workers are often at risk of falling from heights or being injured by equipment. In fact, falls account for at least 40% of fatal injuries in this industry.
There are many potential hazards... (Read More)
Why do contractors need pollution liability insurance? Shouldn’t this be covered under a commercial general liability insurance policy? There is a history of pollution liability in the United States, which brought about the need for a special... (Read More)
Got stress? Whether you're facing an important deadline, having trouble getting your kids to do their homework or struggling with a to-do list that seems to grow longer each minute, stress is an inevitable part of the lives of most Americans. Add a... (Read More)
At C&S Specialty Underwriters, we know that contractors need the right insurance coverage at the right time. When they have questions, they need answers. And they want to work with a company they can trust. We work hard to provide a diversified... (Read More)
It's no secret that the construction industry, along with many other industries, took a big hit during the COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, it's estimated that the pandemic negatively impacted more than 70% of all construction companies, whether large or... (Read More)
Telecommuting grew in popularity during the pandemic out of necessity. And it helped limit the spread of COVID-19. But studies show that a post-pandemic, remote-only model doesn't work all that well for many office workers — or their companies. In... (Read More)