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...
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...
New Crane Regs in NYC

New Crane Regs in NYC

New Safety Regulations for Cranes in NYC Just a few days after the recent crane collapse in New York City, Mayor de Blasio put into place new rules.  The rules require crawler cranes to stop operating if there is a forecast for wind speeds of 20 MPH or higher....
Crane Insurance

Crane Insurance

What Does Crane Insurance Cost? First of all, there are several different insurance policies you may be referring to when talking about crane insurance.  You may be talking about physical damage to coverage the value of the crane itself, general liability which would...