Top 10 Risks in the Cell Tower Industry
Top 10 Risks in the Cell Tower Industry Demand for the services of the cell tower industry has been on the rise. The upside of this is more revenue and more jobs. The downside is a greater risk. Cell tower climbers perform exceptionally hazardous work, arguably one of the most… Read More >
Insurance Coverage Requirements in the Telecom Industry
Insurance Coverage Requirements in the Telecom Industry The sometimes hazardous nature of the telecom business makes insurance especially important for companies in this industry. In addition to general liability and standard commercial insurance policies, there are other insurance coverage requirements for those in Telecom. Special Insurance for Telecom Companies Workers’… Read More >
What is the Most Effective Way to Track Training?
What is the Most Effective Way to Track Training? The more traditional method of training telecom employees used to be ineffective and impede on the autonomy of the contractor. Displacing workers for training sessions while out on the field will do more harm than good since you are removing them… Read More >
Why Do My Customers Require Mod Less Than 1.00?
Why Do My Customers Require Mod Less Than 1.00? Unfortunately, employee accidents are a fact of life in the telecommunications industry. However, how you manage your job sites to help prevent accidents can not only keep your insurance premiums down but can even help encourage new customers to do business… Read More >
Third Party Crime Coverage: What it Means For You
Third Party Crime Coverage: What it Means For You If you, your employees, or sub-contractors regularly go into a client’s place of business to deliver services, they may require you to carry third party crime insurance. This would protect your customer from the theft of property on the project you… Read More >
Why You Need Pollution Coverage
Why You Need Pollution Coverage Generally, pollution coverage is required by the customers you are doing work for. If your company refuels generators at cell tower sites or if you do change batteries out you will be most likely required to carry this coverage. If you do not do this… Read More >
Hold Harmless Agreements
Hold Harmless Agreements First, if you are a telecommunications company your customers require you to sign hold harmless agreements. Second, if you are a telecommunications company and you use subcontractors you need to require a hold harmless agreement with all of your subcontractors. What is a hold harmless agreement? A… Read More >
Crown Castle’s New Requirement
Crown Castle’s New Requirement There has been much talk in the telecommunication world about new policy changes that will come into effect immediately. Due to a recent New York Supreme Court ruling, Crown Castle International will no longer be accepting automatic additional insured endorsements. Although Crown Castle International Inc. was… Read More >
What is Your RiskScore?
What is Your RiskScore? Contractors who work with telecommunications industry can sometimes be difficult to insure, given the dangerous nature of the job and the challenging, high-altitude working conditions. One tool that insurers use to evaluate whether a company is worth the risk and if the company’s employees are healthy… Read More >
Elevate Your Telecom Coverage
Elevate Your Telecom Coverage Telecommunications companies with fewer than 25 employees have a difficult time finding insurance coverage, which is required by their customers due to contractual agreements. Additional insured, waiver of subrogation, pollution coverage, professional liability, and per project aggregate coverage are all necessities for a functioning telecom… Read More >