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A Guide to Construction Insurances

In every single construction project, insurances is needed and in many cases before you ever win a bid or a tender you will have to provide proof of insurance. Construction insurance can provider material coverage to the employees, risks, your own business and even to the natural disasters. The insurance with the construction are always comprehensively looking and providing the latest and unique situation. Therefore to make sure you’re not lost in the below are the most common insurances used in the construction industry

1. Employer Liability Insurance

Basically you should have the Liability insurance which will always protect against the liabilities like the injuries and the illness for the employers.

As an employer, the insurance is compulsory. You may also want to look into liability insurance if you are building your own home as injury to the volunteers and the sub-contractors who may spark a claim against you as the employer.

2. Public Liability Insurance

This liability insurance provides the protection against the liabilities for injuries to the third parties or the non-employees and even their property. Therefore people working near their properties and anyone in your construction, should be highly considered having the public liability insurance in order to ensure all the potential claims for the damaging of the person and even their properties are covering them well

3. Professional indemnity insurance

The insurance insures against the liability that arise from professional negligence, such as the contractual liability which is equivalent to professional negligence, as to exercise breach of a contractual obligation and reasoning skills, care and diligence while designing.  Engineers , architects, and other experienced experts in the field consultants in building contractor who always owes a design responsibility to in maintaining the insurance.

4. Structural warranty

It provides the building owners with a good number of years protecting them from the latent defects with the structure of a building the defections that occur during the building of period but are not always discovered until the completion of the work. Basically this is Structural warranties are usually bought by the developer and builder but the warranty will provide the cover itself for the person purchasing the completed building who is the owner.

5. Latent defects insurance

Basically latent defects insurance also known as decennial insurance is typically lasts for more than ten years from its original construction of the owners building. the owner usually arranges the covering in advance protecting the you against the cost of remedying the building structure as due to this latent defect.