PMC Welcomes James “Jamie” Merendino to Lead Construction Workers’ Compensation Program

PMC Insurance Group, a division of One80 Intermediaries, is excited to announce that James “Jamie” Merendino has joined PMC as Leader of the PMC Construction Workers’ Compensation Program, delivering Workers’ Compensation solutions to independent insurance agents nationwide. Jamie comes to PMC with 35 years in P&C insurance as a risk management consultant, commercial P&C producer, Read More

U.S. Construction Industry Trends: How Things Are Shaping Up in 2022

Despite several short-term challenges facing certain sectors, the U.S. construction industry is expected to grow at an annual range of 3.4-4.5% from 2022 to 2025, supported by increased investments on transport, electricity, and broadband infrastructure. The supply chain disruptions resulting from inflated costs of raw material, lack of skilled labor, and building materials have not Read More

A Quick Guide to Workers’ Compensation Insurance for the Construction Industry

Construction Workers’ Compensation insurance is a crucial investment for contractors and construction companies, given the industry’s high rate of workplace injury. Workers’ Compensation coverage is mandatory for contractors in almost every state; ensuring protection for these businesses and their employees. This coverage helps to protect businesses from liability resulting from workplace injuries and may reduce Read More

Workers’ Compensation for Construction Firms: 4 Steps to Minimize Costly Claims

The construction industry has many occupational hazards. From working in dangerous conditions to operating heavy equipment, construction workers are often exposed to workplace accidents and injury. Therefore, as a contractor, you shouldn’t wait for disaster to strike before developing the protocols for handling workplace injury and illness claims. Here important steps for protecting your business Read More

New OSHA Requirements for Protecting Workers

Every year, thousands of American workers sustain severe injuries, fall sick, become disabled, or in worst cases, die due to work-related injuries. In 2019 alone, for instance, more than 5,300 workers succumbed to work-related injuries per the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Common causes of workplace injuries and illnesses include slips and falls, explosions, Read More

Important Tips for Construction Companies When Thinking About Workers’ Comp

Construction sites are dangerous places due to the risks associated with the use of heavy machinery, handle tools, working at great heights, or even simply walking through busy construction sites. While danger is inherent on all job sites, there are many ways construction companies can work to protect their team while providing a safe working Read More

Common Construction Injuries & How to Avoid Them

In order to best reduce the risk of construction injury, one must first identify the most common injuries and then take action to best avoid those injuries.  The field of construction often carries with it a significant risk of injury for construction workers. According to the CDC, there were 3.3 million nonfatal injuries and illnesses Read More