New Crane Rules Proposed NYC

New Crane Rules Proposed NYC

New York City has introduced the Construction Safety Act in reaction to the recent crane and construction accidents.  The rules are poised to make construction sites safer by reducing safety violations and strengthening crane regulations. New rules regarding cranes...
New Jersey House Raising Requirements

New Jersey House Raising Requirements

New Jersey requires home raising contractors to carry a $1 million riggers liability limit to cover the house while it is being raised.  In addition NJ house raising contractors must carry general liability and be licensed by the State. Kirkwood offers a program that...
NY DOB Insurance Requirements

NY DOB Insurance Requirements

The NY Department of Buildings sets insurance requirements for licenses and construction permits in New York City. Most licenses, including operators and master riggers only require a $1 million general liability policy.  However, depending on the scope of the job the...
NYC Tower Crane Insurance

NYC Tower Crane Insurance

What are the insurance requirements for Tower Cranes in NYC? New York City requires any project that uses Tower Cranes to carry at least $80 million in general liability insurance. Naturally, to obtain these high limits, one would need to stack multiple excess...