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Four Ways Documentation Can Solve Your Construction Company’s Problems

Four Ways Documentation Can Solve Your Construction Company’s Problems

By Carlos Hazbun | Builders Risk, Construction Site Security, Jobsite Security | No Comments

Four Ways Documentation Can Solve Your Construction Company's Problems Every job site at your construction company tells a story. Whether that story contains gaps and causes problems is up to you. Loss prevention, safety issues, permit denials and labor disputes all depend on your site's story, and something you need to make sure it all [...] More
4 Common Items Stolen at Construction Sites

4 Common Items Stolen at Construction Sites

By Carlos Hazbun | Builders Risk, Construction Site Security, Copper Theft, Jobsite Security, Surveillance | No Comments

4 Common Items Stolen at Construction Sites (& How to Prevent Theft) Loss prevention is an enormous element of a construction company's budget. Although the National Equipment Register (NER) estimates between $300 million and $1 billion in equipment is stolen off job sites each year, there is no official registration like there is for car [...] More
The Comprehensive Security Plan: Your First, Best Line of Defense

The Comprehensive Security Plan: Your First, Best Line of Defense

By Carlos Hazbun | Builders Risk, Construction Site Security, Jobsite Security, Security, Surveillance | No Comments

The Comprehensive Security Plan: Your First, Best Line of Defense Commercial building and construction sites come with inherent risk. More than 10 million Americans work in the construction field, but the combination of physical labor and on-site heavy equipment lead to a "higher rate of injuries and fatalities compared to other industries." Protecting workers demands [...] More
4 Reasons Construction Companies Fail

4 Reasons Construction Companies Fail

By Carlos Hazbun | Builders Risk, Business, Construction Site Security, Copper Theft, Security | No Comments

4 Reasons Construction Companies Fail Many business owners in the construction or contracting business are fantastic craftsmen — the quality of their work is never the issue — but keeping up with the "preventative maintenance" of running a business is where many fail. According to U.S. Census data from 1989 to 2002, nearly 14 percent of all [...] More
Builders Risk: Qualifying for Reasonable Security

Builders Risk: Qualifying for Reasonable Security

By Carlos Hazbun | Builders Risk, Construction Site Security, Jobsite Security, Monitoring, Remote Monitoring | No Comments

Builders Risk Insurance and Qualifying for Reasonable Security Builders Risk Insurance is something that you will inevitably have to contemplate if you are going to be constructing a new property — the policy will protect the developing structure and on-site building materials from damage and theft. When you apply for Builders Risk Insurance, however, you [...] More
Builder’s Risk Insurance: What Is “Reasonable Security”?

Builder’s Risk Insurance: What Is “Reasonable Security”?

By Carlos Hazbun | Builders Risk, Construction Site Security, Jobsite Security, Security, Surveillance | No Comments

Builder’s Risk Insurance: What Is “Reasonable Security”? In a builder’s risk insurance policy, you will almost always see some use of the term “reasonable security.” But what does this term mean and how does it impact your business? To answer that question, let’s start with builder’s risk insurance. Once a home is built and purchased, [...] More
When to Install Security Cameras on a Jobsite

When to Install Security Cameras on a Jobsite

By Carlos Hazbun | Builders Risk, Cameras, Construction Site Security, Security, Surveillance | No Comments

When to Install Security Cameras on a Jobsite Security and surveillance on a job site are no simple matter. Construction zones and jobsites can range from small and discreet areas to sprawling, uncontained spaces of constant activity. In any of these cases, job sites suffer from a variety of security problems and issues, from vandalism [...] More
Thermal Cameras for Fire Prevention and Detection

Thermal Cameras for Fire Prevention and Detection

By Carlos Hazbun | Builders Risk, Construction Site Security, Fire Detection, Thermal Cameras | No Comments

Using Thermal Cameras for Fire Prevention and Detection Thermal cameras might seem like technology from a futuristic science fiction movie, but they are a modern-day reality. When implemented properly, they let us see the world in a different way: highlighting sources of heat in a video image, regardless of lighting or other visual obstructions. Many [...] More
Security Options for Construction Sites

Security Options for Construction Sites

By Carlos Hazbun | Builders Risk, Construction Site Security, Monitoring, Security | No Comments

Security Options for Construction Sites Construction sites aren’t all the same. Because of this fact, security solutions for construction sites are not one-size-fits-all, either. And because construction sites can suffer from many different security issues, ranging from theft to intrusion to insurance scams, it’s important to cover all bases when considering construction site security. Whether [...] More
Builders Risk: Lower Your Premiums with Security

Builders Risk: Lower Your Premiums with Security

By Carlos Hazbun | Builders Risk, Construction Site Security, Uncategorized | No Comments

Builder’s Risk: Lower Your Premiums with Security In the world of construction, every penny matters. When you’re trying to operate your construction company or manage a construction site, you want to find ways to stay on budget in any way you can. One costly expense that is unavoidable is builder’s risk insurance for your operation. [...] More