Safety focus

Vol. 14 Issue 2 - Summer 2021
Check out the latest edition of Safety Focus, Markel Specialty's accident prevention newsletter. Learn more about dry cutting and grinding, and managing contractor general liability.

Dry cutting and grinding is risky business

That cloud of dust you see when a worker cuts or grinds concrete, brick, or stone is not just harmless dust. It contains crystalline silica, and it can kill. 

Managing contractor general liability exposures

Contractors in various specialties, such as carpentry, masonry, concrete, fencing, landscaping, flooring, HVAC, and electrical, are exposed to several general liability issues when working on a customer job site.
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*Markel Specialty is a business division of Markel Service, Incorporated, the underwriting manager for the Markel affiliated insurance companies.
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