News From Beacon Hill – June 2015

Environmental Risk: Exposures and Solutions for General Contractors

By Ursula Knowles, Assistant Vice President, Information Development

In spite of having the most robust environmental management system, things can still go wrong and written procedures are only as good as the ability of employees/subcontractors to implement, monitor, and continually upgrade those procedures for each job site. Exposures will depend on the experience level of the subcontractors, the surrounding environment (including sensitive receptors such as hospitals or protected water sheds, for example), the historical site uses, and potential for there to be pollution conditions at the jobsite already that may be exacerbated by contractor activities. Read the complete article, published on


New! Beacon Hill has launched a quarterly environmental insurance publication

Beacon Hill’s magazine The Summit captures the discussion and analysis of important topics in the environmental and energy insurance marketplace. We embrace innovative thinkers in this specialty arena and strive to equip agents with the tools and insights to have a better understanding of current issues, coverages, and trends. We recognize the importance of giving our readers a unique informational perspective from a broker-managed news source.

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