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Construction

Victoria's construction industry is the state’s fifth largest industry, and we work to protect these businesses.

We understand the significant element of risk you face in the construction industry.

Whether you are a major construction and infrastructure contractor, large scale property developer, or a small suburban builder, we utilise our comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the global insurance market to tailor the right insurance programme for you. We actively upgrade our knowledge through our industry contacts to ensure we understand the current risks you face.

16 injuries

16% of serious workplace injuries occur within the construction industry. Behind only transport and agriculture, this places the construction with the third highest rate of such injuries.

21.6 billion

Victoria’s construction industry is the state’s fifth largest industry, is valued at $21.6 billion and employs about 240,000 people in 89,000 businesses.

We provide more than just insurance.

One of the key benefits of dealing with McLardy McShane is that we are able to access legal advice in relation to any contract that must be signed in order for you to win any construction work. This is a comprehensive review to assess Indemnity Clauses and Insurance provisions within that Contract.

Record levels of approvals in apartment construction drove the overall dollar value of construction work done throughout the state up by more than four per cent, to reach its second highest level on record at $36.308 billion.

More than just traditional cover.

As well as these traditional type covers we also have significant experience in the areas of: Latent defects, environmental liability, project specific professional indemnity, delay in completion of project, and insurance bonds.

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