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...
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....
What is Long term Care?

What is Long term Care?

Long Term Care Insurance A LTC insurance plan can be designed to fit a range of personal budgets – for all ages as an accident or chronic illness can befall at any time – not only for the aged.   LTC is the assistance, care or services a person needs when they...
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...