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Telecommunication Companies & Cable Installers Insurance

Our country’s  Telecommunications infrastructure is experiencing opportunistic growth – finding the proper Safety Programs, Bonding, and Insurance coverages are a key component for Telecommunication Companies and Cable Installers across the country.

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About Horton’s Telecommunications Practice

As part of our risk evaluation process, we look to confirm that your risk management approach supports your overall business objectives and ensures that we develop programs based on a client’s individual risk performance history, and not just industry numbers.

Horton’s Program is structured specifically for Telecommunications Contractors.

Discussing qualitative and quantitative aspects of your business allows us to evaluate your needs and exposures to develop a comprehensive and forward-thinking approach to manage your everyday risks. We offer better service, insight, and competitive pricing due to our experience in the field.

What is 5G/DAS Installation?

A distributed antenna system (DAS) is a way to deal with isolated spots of poor coverage inside a large building by installing a network of relatively small antennas throughout the building to serve as repeaters.

Who We Work With

  • Union and Non-Union Organizations
  • Large & Small Businesses
  • Woman-owned businesses (WBE)
  • Minority-owned businesses (MBE)
  • Veteran-owned businesses (VBE or VOSB)
  • Businesses owned by economically disadvantaged individuals (DBE)

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Coverage to Consider

Key Insurance Coverages

These plans are selected to provide additional protection for your business.

  • General Liability  Insurance
  • Commercial Auto Insurance
  • Workers’ Compensation Insurance
  • Utilities Contractors Enhancement Endorsement
  • Property & Crime Insurance
  • Inland Marine Insurance
  • Business Interruption Insurance
  • Pollution Liability Insurance
  • Contractor’s Errors & Omissions (Professional Liability)
  • Cyber/EPLI/D&O
  • Property Damage
  • Omissions Insurance
  • Commercial Property Insurance

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Avoid Those Pitfalls

Safety Hazards for Telecommunication Companies and Cable Installers

A strong safety culture is foundational to every safety program. The telecommunications industry poses considerable risks for climbers and technicians; ensure your employees are properly trained and protected.

  • Falls from great heights (100% tie-off required)
  • Electrical hazards including Radiofrequency
  • Hazards associated with hoisting personnel and equipment with base-mounted drum hoists
  • Inclement weather
  • Falling object hazards
  • Equipment failure
  • Structural collapse of towers
  • JHA’s are a big component in tower erection and maintenance

Common Exposures For Telecommunication Companies and Cable Installers

  • General Liability: Office exposures, utility damage, displacement or settlement of existing structures; blast damage; unmarked excavations; cutting utility cables, damaging property of the utility company and disrupting service to neighboring residences or businesses; fire; cracked pavement; foundation damage; pipe leaks; hazardous material spills; A significant morale hazard may be indicated by the absence of detailed procedures to determine utility locations and to research prior uses of the land
  • Auto: Distracted Driving; Delivery of equipment, materials, and workers to a job site; incidental vehicle use; vehicle theft and vandalism
  • Property – Crime: Employee dishonesty; burglary, theft, and vandalism of property
  • Property – Inland Marine / Business Interruption: Damage to, or loss of, contractor’s equipment and accounts receivables records; business interruption
  • Workers’ Compensation: Trench hazards of cave-ins, confined space; and falls from ladders placed in trenches; strains from material handling activities; Lifting and back injuries, hernias, sprains, and strains; exposure to hazardous substances

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One solution for all insurance needs.

We help businesses lower the cost of their risk by focusing on risk control, supported by the best claims advocacy, loss control, and core insurance services available. Our capabilities range from securing basic insurance coverage to overseeing comprehensive risk management programs and providing advanced, specialized services.

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Find out how our services can assist you in becoming better prepared and protected for what comes next.

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Jason Haas, Taft-Hartley, insurance broker.