Excavation Contractors Insurance

As an excavation contractor, you face significant liability risks each time you begin to move earth. These can include risks associated with adequate soil compaction and meeting proper grades for water runoff, as well as first-party property damage exposures to your heavy equipment. You also face risks associated with equipment operator error; hitting underground utilities that can cause widespread damage; and worker injury from strains, falls from equipment, or being caught in or under heavy materials and equipment.

Soil conditions prone to movement, such as landslides and mudslides, soil runoff on the jobsite and other risks associated with environmental regulation, are a real concern for excavation contractors.

We have a deep understanding of the business risks you face and deliver the Risk Control, and Claim expertise your business demands.  Our CGL coverage does not include an Electronic Data exclusion. Along with Crew Training International (CTI), we’ve created the construction-specific Site SenseTM training program to teach important communication skills in an effort to reduce accidents and improve your bottom line.

INDUSTRYEdge® for Excavation Contractors

Excavation contractors have unique risks. Travelers INDUSTRYEdge offers products and insights to help our customers stay ahead of risk by preparing for it and ultimately helping to reduce loss costs and keep projects running smoothly. Our broad, tailored coverages and enhancements are based on our deep knowledge and experience in the construction industry, and specifically designed to meet the needs of our customers.   

What kind of contractors is this right for?

Contractors who perform:

  • Excavation work
  • Foundation digging
  • Grading of land

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