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Good News for the Construction Sector: Spending Is Up

Posted on: September 25, 2013 by Caitlin Morgan

Good News for the Construction Sector: Spending Is Up The Commerce Department earlier this month released its report on construction spending for the month of July, citing that gains have increased to their highest level in four years. Outlays climbed 0.6 percent to a $900.8 billion annual rate, the most since June 2009, according to […] Read More

Posted in: Construction Industry Insurance Insurance News

Construction Among Industries Seeing An Uptick in Fatality Rates

Posted on: September 10, 2013 by Caitlin Morgan

Safety on the Job: Construction Among Industries Seeing An Uptick in Fatality Rates The construction industry was hard hit as a result of the housing bubble, record foreclosures and the economic recession that stopped development both in the residential and commercial sectors. Now with an improved economy, we’re seeing the construction sector picking up. That’s […] Read More

Posted in: Construction Industry Workers Compensation

Construction: Supervisors Play Critical Role in On-the-Job Safety

Posted on: August 13, 2013 by Caitlin Morgan

Construction: Supervisors Play Critical Role in On-the-Job Safety In previous blogs, we discussed the importance of fostering a culture of job safety on construction sites. As we mentioned, safety begins at the top, including with supervisors who are the closest management personnel to the work being performed. But in many organizations, there is often a […] Read More

Posted in: Construction Industry Workers Comp Workers Compensation

Poor Eating Habits, Lack of Exercise Impact Employee Productivity

Posted on: September 25, 2012 by Caitlin Morgan

Poor Eating Habits, Lack of Exercise Impact Employee Productivity We all know that eating poorly and skipping out on regular exercising puts on the pounds and can cause significant health issues, but new research conducted at Brigham Young University, the Center for Health Research at Healthways and the Health Enhancement Research Organization, also suggests that […] Read More

Posted in: Construction Industry Return to Work Workers Comp Workers Compensation

Contractors, Other Professionals Do Well By Adding E&O Insurance

Posted on: June 12, 2012 by Caitlin Morgan

While most contractors understand the need for General Liability insurance, many don’t realize the need for Errors & Omissions (E&O) insurance in the event of unintentional errors or omissions, which could end up being very costly. Contractors are prone to E&O claims due to a variety of situations where damage may occur, or property they […] Read More

Posted in: Construction Industry E&O Errors & Omissions

Construction Industry: Maintaining a Safer Work Environment

Posted on: June 7, 2012 by Caitlin Morgan

Construction Industry: Maintaining a Safer Work Environment According to the Occupational Safety & Health Organization (OSHA), 6.5 million people work at over 250,000 construction sites on a daily basis in the U.S. and the fatality rate for injured workers in this industry is higher than the national average for all industries. Let’s examine some of […] Read More

Posted in: Construction Industry