A forklift backs into your ute in the timber yard, or you prang it on your way to the hardware store. Vehicle insurance will help you here.
You drop your tools to go on smoko, when you get back your tools are gone. Some fool has gone and nicked them all! Tool insurance will help you here.
You’ve signed off some work on a client’s roof but turns out you cocked it up royally and now the owners are after you. PI insurance will help you here.
You’re doing a reno and you damage the clients rimu floor. Don’t poo yourself, Liability insurance will help you here.
You were trying to be clever with your hammer when it falls off the scaffolding and you nail old mate square on the head. Health and safety is a bitch. And so are your juggling skills. Don’t stress, Liability insurance has you covered here.
Your foreman messed up, you ripped him a new one and fired him on the spot. Great to have him offsite, but you’ve opened up a can of worms as he’s now taking you to employment court. Employer’s Liability may cover you here.
As a business owner and employer of staff, you’ll need Public, Statutory and Employer’s Liability. We’ll sort you out for all three under one cover to that’s one less thing to worry about. Is it worth it? Well, can you afford to replace your tools if they get nicked, or the court fees and penalties for defective workmanship?
If you have a subbie working on a few different sites, make sure they have their own cover before they step foot on yours.
Yes, as long as it is being used for work purposes and they have a valid license.
If an apprentice is out and about in your vehicle and they have an accident, you could be liable. If they are using their own vehicle for work, they will not be covered. You will need Vehicle Insurance for all work vehicles to make sure you and your staff stay protected.
You’re not responsible, but if they don’t have personal insurance, they could be out of work for a while. Our material damage (tool) cover, even covers employees gear for up $5000 and will see them back to the job with 48 hours. Too easy!
Good on ya mate! The best thing to do is give us a call for a chat as it will all depend on a number of things including any planned staff, value of assets and the risk of your business.
Regardless of who’s at fault, you’re responsible and Health and Safety and Worksafe can fine you substantially. Our Public, Statutory and Employer’s Liability (alongside your Health and Safety provider) will support you through the process.
As long as they are working under you, you do not need to extend your Public or Statutory Liability, but you will need to get Employer’s Liability and may need to extend you tool cover too.
Yes! It is your obligation to sort this out if you’re building a new property.
Under the Constructions Act, it’s the owner’s obligation to initiate a Contract Works for renovations. It is crucial that this is done through a proper adviser as it must be in conjunction with their current home insurance policy to be valid.
If you’re signing off work, you’re responsible. As well as suspending or losing your licence, you can be personally fined up to $20k. Not worth it bro! We can tailor a special cover for LBPs to include the extra cover you need as someone who takes the responsibility for signing off the work of others.
If the work has been signed off, the LBP will be responsible. With PI cover, any legal costs and expenses associated with defending yourself against legal action are covered.