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Risk Management

Learn from experts about mitigating risks in construction through safety, insurance, and surety bonds. Protect your business by establishing a solid portfolio of risk management strategies.

The Basics | Insurance | Surety Bonds | Safety | Recent Articles

Basics of Construction Risk Management

Risk management in construction involves identifying and mitigating potential loss events that businesses face. Due to the high-risk nature of the industry, risk management professionals are responsible for implementing practices that help protect their business. 

Whether obtaining insurance, securing surety bond coverage, or helping to implement safety protocols on construction sites, risk managers must be aware of the factors that may impact their company’s exposure and affect their bottom line.

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Construction Risk Management: 5 Steps to Reduce & Mitigate Risk

Construction is a risky industry, with one of the highest...

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10 Common Construction Risks for Contractors & Owners

Construction is a tough, often volatile industry, with one of...

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How to Minimize Risk on Government Construction Projects

From the bidding process to regulatory requirements to payment processes,...

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Construction Insurance: 9 Types of Policies Contractors Need to Know

Construction is a risky business. Everyone who works on a...


Insurance

Explore different types of insurance coverages, policy documents and protections offered for construction businesses.

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General Liability Insurance for Contractors

As one of the most common types of insurance, general...

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A Contractor’s Guide to Builder’s Risk Insurance

Any party with a vested interest in new construction or...

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CCIP & OCIP: A Guide to Controlled Insurance Programs in Construction

Each contractor and party on a construction project has their...

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Errors and Omissions (E&O) Insurance Explained for Construction

Errors and omissions (E&O) insurance covers contractors against financial loss...


Surety Bonds

Learn the ins and outs of how surety bonds can help risk management professionals prevent loss on construction projects.

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A Contractor’s Guide to Construction Bonds

Many construction projects today require that contractors provide bonds. A...

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Performance Bonds for Construction Explained

Performance bonds provide a guarantee that a contractor will fulfill...

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Contractor Bonds vs. Insurance: What to Know

As a contractor, it’s important to have the right protections...

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Little Miller Acts: Bond Requirements on State Construction Projects

For general contractors who commonly work on government projects, obtaining...


Safety

Build out your understanding of safety protocols and hazards to ensure all parties and equipment are protected on your construction sites.

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Top OSHA Violations in Construction (2021)

To those on the jobsite day-to-day, it’s no surprise that...

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Top 8 Construction Health and Safety Hazards

In the construction industry, a lot can go wrong with...

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7 Ways to Improve Construction Site Safety

Construction is a risky business by almost any measure: It...

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36 Construction Safety Statistics for 2023

Worker safety is consistently one of the top priorities on...

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12 Safety Organizations for the Construction Industry

With the high risk of fatal incidents and worker injuries...

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Common Accidents on Construction Sites 

Construction workers can face a variety of risks on job...

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Performing a Job Safety Analysis (JSA) in Construction

On the jobsite, safety is a contractor’s number one priority....

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What Does a Construction Safety Manager Do?

Construction sites require strict adherence to safety protocols, as a...


Recent Articles

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How to Prevent Mechanics Liens on Any Construction Project

In construction, when a contractor or supplier is unpaid, they...

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Construction Liens Explained: How Unpaid Contractors Recover Payment

In construction, there are many forms of recourse available to...

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Construction Safety Management: Building a System to Reduce Risk

Due to the high-risk nature of construction work, having a...

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QC in Construction: How Builders Manage Quality Control

In construction, quality control (QC) refers to the procedures and...

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Construction Reporting: Key Report Types & Best Practices

In the world of construction, reporting is not just a...

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Construction Noise: How to Protect Workers & Reduce Noise Pollution

Construction is an inherently noisy activity, which can significantly impact...

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OSHA Standards for Construction vs. General Industry: Similarities & Differences

For more than 50 years, OSHA’s standards have outlined the...

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Construction Incident Report: Not Just For Injuries

Accidents happen, and even best-laid plans can go wrong. As...

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Contractor’s Guide to Jobsite Inspections

As a contractor, performing jobsite inspections is an important part...

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How to Write a Construction Safety Report

As the construction industry continues to grow and evolve, the...

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Construction PPE: What Contractors Need for Jobsite Safety

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is one of the cornerstones of...

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Electrical Hazards in Construction: How to Make Jobsites Safer

Electrical hazards present a huge opportunity for construction companies to...

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