Burns & Burns Insurance employees Alexis Burns, Carina Burns, and Jamie Knoch attended a class hosted by The Cincinnati Insurance Companies on September 1st, 2022. The continuing education class went deep into the ins and outs of construction contractors risk transfer and contracts. Alexis, Carina, and Jamie each earned 6 continuing education credits toward their yearly license requirements. They brought plenty of knowledge back to the agency to present to our other agents.
Some interesting facts that the three learned include the following. The lack of skilled labor remains the #1 risk to contractors. There are 4 different ways to manage risk, including risk reduction, risk retention, risk avoidance, and risk transfer. Risk transfer is the most common risk management tool used in construction contracts, where the party uses a contract to share the liability with others involved. The best practice when receiving a contract is to review with a lawyer before signing.
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