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Scaffolders Insurance

We're here to help with scaffolders insurance

You wouldn't think of starting a job without the right equipment. Arranging insurance for your scaffolding business is no different. It pays to speak to our professionals and that's why we're here to help you. 

Your work can be dangerous, leaving you exposed to a range of risks. We understand the day-to-day risks and unique challenges you face, and we can help you find scaffolders insurance.
  • Your work and property, covered: injuries suffered by clients, contractors or the public as a result of your work; damage to third party property; and injury, disease or death of an employee or sub-contractors whilst working for you.*
  • Bespoke cover – from sole traders and partnerships to SME businesses and larger organisations, our scaffolding insurance is designed around you.
  • Professional support –  our expert team are on hand to answer any questions you have, resolve issues you encounter, and with any claims that arise.

*No need to declare employee numbers

How our team of scaffolders insurance experts can help you

At Marsh Commercial, we're part of a global group with a local community focus. Our team of experts have years of experience supporting tradesmen and contractors like you. 

We take time to understand your needs to arrange the scaffolders insurance that's right for you.

What can scaffolding insurance include?

  • public liability 
    Limits of £2m, £5m or £10m. Various height limit options are available, including 'unlimited'.
  • employers liability
    For your employees and labour only sub-contractors in respect of injury, disease or death whilst under your employment
  • legal expenses up to a limit of £100,000
  • professional indemnity.

Roofing contractors insurance

We know your work can be hazardous and leave you exposed to a range of risks that may also impact your clients, staff or subcontractors and the general public. You need roofing contractors insurance that protects your business against these risks.

Builders insurance

We know the nature of your work carries many risks to you, your staff or subcontractors and the general public. You need cover that gives adequate protection against these risks and reassurance for your clients.

Window cleaners insurance

From working at height or relying on specialist extending pole equipment, we know your work is varied and can be hazardous. It presents different risks to you, your staff or subcontractors, and the general public. So you need window cleaners insurance cover that gives adequate protection against these risks.

Frequently asked questions

Q
What insurance do scaffolders need?
A
Because your work is so varied, you face many different daily risks and challenges, whether that's potential damage to clients' property or working from height. It's important to protect yourself against these risks by having the right insurance in place. If your tools or equipment are damaged or stolen, you would have to pay to repair or replace them without insurance. This could potentially be a significant cost to your business. Your tools could also pose a hazard to members of the public. As a scaffolder, you should have scaffolding public liability insurance in place to protect against risks that may cause injury to the public or your customers. If you employ staff, you're legally required to have employers liability insurance. Professional indemnity insurance will cover any legal costs and damages that you could be liable for should you or your business make a mistake.
Q
Do scaffolders need public liability insurance?
A
Accidents happen. Every day, your business is exposed to risks that may cause injury to the public, your customers and anyone visiting your site, as well as property damage. You need to protect yourself against third-party claims arising from these situations. Scaffolders public liability insurance will cover legal defence costs and compensation costs should you face a claim against yourself.