Podcast: Liability and Lead-Safe Remodeling -- Insurance, Anyone?comments (2) September 30th, 2010 in Blogs
In this episode we’ll finish up our series on lead paint. In the first two episodes of this three-part series we talked about tools, OSHA, and costs. In this episode we talk about liability -- documentation as well as insurance.
This final segment of the interview with remodeler Bob Hanbury brings to light how you need to change your business practices -- a culture of compliance as Bob calls it. Documentation, documentation, documentation.
Because if your docs aren't in a row, you might get bit in court. And counting on a liability insurance policy may not be the safety net you think it is. Most large insurers will not underwrite lead in their policies, so the insurance you buy may be from a small company somewhere in the Cayman Islands who is not regulated by the U.S. government. Maybe they won't have the financial reserves to fulfill all of their liability.
Visit our Lead-Safe Resource Guide to learn how to keep your remodeling projects lead-safe (and litigation-free). Videos, downloadable articles, compliance toolkit, and more.
Listen to the full three podcast episodes here:
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