Construction Leads U.S. Industries in Struck-By Accidents, Deaths

struck-by accidents

The headlines say it all: “Worker killed by steamroller,” “Worker hit and killed on Highway 9,” “Worker hit, killed in construction zone.” Highway maintenance workers have some of the most dangerous jobs in the construction field, as do power-line installers and excavators. So says a new study that examines the role of “struck-by” hazards in… Read more »

The Often-Treacherous Business of Tree-Trimming

tree trimming risks

It happened again. An arborist was electrocuted and killed while trimming a tree in the backyard of a home in Littleton in mid-June. It was mid-morning and the man was 30 feet up in an ash tree when it happened. There was a power line that ran perpendicular to the tree and the worker may… Read more »

Red-Hot Housing Market Drives Demand for Wraps

The Denver housing market has been hot, raising concerns about affordability and availability for those buying a home. Those issues also are a problem for residential construction companies in need of insurance. Because of Colorado’s construction-defect laws, finding traditional insurance coverage for an apartment, condominium or townhouse project can be expensive. That, in turn, has… Read more »

New Workplace Safety Tool Puts Your Employees First

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, COLO. (Sept. 14, 2016) – CCIG is pleased to introduce our new Risk Management Center platform as part of our commitment to help you improve workplace safety and keep claims and premiums under control. We’ve put all of the safety documents and loss-prevention programs you need in one place. Our new comprehensive web-based service… Read more »