Construction risk management

Industry leaders need on-demand advice that is flexible and tailored to the project at hand. Gain access to one of the industry-leading tools and services from a trusted resource. Zurich’s broad range of insurance offerings comes with access to a comprehensive archive of industry knowledge that helps you stay ahead of risk from project to project.

Why Zurich?

Zurich Canada’s global partners have access to a network of specialists with construction expertise who can offer on-demand consultation. Our risk managers can evaluate your business and customize solutions that are best suited for your projects. Zurich goes beyond traditional insurance offerings to help minimize your exposures.


Construction risk management services

Quality management

In the construction industry, maintaining equipment and reviewing quality of work can be a simple but effective way to accomplish an exceptional final result. There are a variety of quality control measures your business can implement to help improve risk management. Zurich’s quality management program identifies cost-effective prevention measures and best-practice techniques designed to help reduce losses associated with construction-defect claims.

  • Quality management program
  • Water infiltration and mould prevention strategies for contractors
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Subcontractor management

Zurich offers subcontractor default insurance programs designed to help meet the needs of construction companies with annual subcontract volume of more than $75 million, including general contractors, at-risk construction managers and design-build firms. Our subcontractor management services also include:

  • Subcontractor prequalification best practices
  • Subguard® due diligence
  • Subguard® Schedule Enhancement Solutions (SES)

Fleet management

Fleet management provides products and services to help you address the exposures that contribute to the high number of auto accidents and fatalities among construction workers. Our fleet management services include:

  • Accident/incident investigation
  • Crash management tools
  • Driving to success handbook
  • Fleet safety program development and consultation
  • Motor vehicle record program
  • Prostyle Driving Series 10-4 Defensive
  • Virtual Risk Manager – Airbreakes
  • Zurich Fleet Intelligience (ZFI) Zurich’s Incident Analysis Tool

Enterprise risk management

Enterprise risk management (ERM) helps you better uncover and manage your business challenges, including operations and procedures, management styles and strategies, industry issues and emerging risks. Our services include:

  • Cyber risk analysis
  • Total risk profiling (TRP)
  • Supply chain risk assessment and insurance
  • The Zurich Risk Room
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Knowledge Hub: Construction