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Scaffolders insurance made for you

Working at height usually subjects scaffolders to a unique set of risks. Taking into consideration the level of risk being taken, having the right insurance policy in place to protect you, your business and your clients is vital. Tradesman Insurance 4u's specialised scaffolder insurance allows you to choose from a variety of key covers - all in one policy. Whether it's employers liability insurance or professional indemnity insurance you want to add to your public liability insurance, we've got you covered. These also serve as a guarantee for a single premium, one set of documents as well as a single renewal date. Simply put, our specialised scaffolders insurance policies give you fast, quality cover, without the normal hassle - leaving you to concentrate on what matters most, your business.

Whether you own a scaffolding company and need to insure all of your workers, or work for yourself in a one man band, we've got you covered.

Indemnity to Principals

Are automatically included in our scaffolder policies. These clauses satisfy a requirement in a contract for the contractor to provide an indemnity to a principal, or a requirement for the contractor to extend his liability policy so that the principal is indemnified as if he were the insured.

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We recently wrote an article - Scaffolding, one of the safest industries in the UK? - detailing some of the risks taken in shocking recent real life cases, resulting in fines for companies around the UK. We also tell you where to find the latest scaffolding information - including myth busting and the latest health and safety regulations.

Still unsure as to why having the right scaffolders insurance is important? Read our article Why is liability insurance so vital for a Scaffolder?.

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Whether it's £500,000 or £10,000,000 you need, we've got you covered.

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Public liability insurance for scaffolders

The core of a scaffolders insurance policy will normally be public liability insurance, it's an often vital cover for yours and most other trades, as it can protect you if someone is injured or their property is damaged due to your business. Tradesman Insurance 4u offers between £1 million and £5 million in cover, to protect you against any costs incurred.

Personal accident insurance for scaffolders

Besides having cover for your employees and clients, it's also advisable to take out your own insurance coverage. Having Personal accident insurance can alleviate the burden of having to deal with loss of income and incurred medical costs should you suffer from an accident.

Another important consideration is any specialist tools or equipment you have, such as a power tools or a laptop. Our tool cover insurance will help take care of the day to day risks, letting you get on with the job in hand.

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Ensure you get the coverage you need

  • When choosing what type or even types of liability insurance you will take, make sure you read all documentation carefully before you sign on the dotted line.
  • Make sure you choose the right limit of indemnity that won't leave you or your business at risk.
  • Make sure you have an accurate replacement value of tools and property, so that you can adequately replace your vital equipment that earns you your living, should something happen
  • If you engage people in employment, even in your own residence, you are legally mandated to take out employer’s liability insurance. if you fail to do so, you could pay heavy fines.
  • Whether it's a legal requirement or not, ensure you get the right types of insurance to protect what matters most, your business.

What types of cover can I get?

From public liability insurance to employers' liability, professional indemnity to additional tool cover and personal accident cover, we offer a wide range of insurance options to protect you and your business, find out more by heading to our insurance cover types section. If you still have more questions, head to our business insurance FAQs section or give us a call and one of our advisors will be happy to help.

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