Be Smart About Your Painters Insurance

All painters understand the importance of being precise. While painters insurance may seem like an unnecessary expense and a fairly low risk profession, painting comes with certain health hazards that not all professions will encounter. They risk exposure to molds, fungi and bacteria, as well as to bird and rodent droppings, And due to the painting materials they are working with, painters are also exposed to paint products, solvents, leads and other toxic substances as well as face exposure to heat and ultraviolet radiation. With these serious health issues at risk, painters insurance could ease your worries.

Typical Workplace Injuries 

Then there are some more typical workplace injuries and hazards that come with other professions. Falls, chemical exposures, working in a confined spaces, explosions, or being struck by objects are some of the painting related hazards workers face while working in industries such as:

  • Auto-body repair
  • Shipbuilding, Ship repairing, Ship-breaking
  • Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Road striping

Dangers Painters Face in Workplace

Painters are also working at heights with ladders, platforms and scaffolds and risk serious injury by falling or by having objects fall on them. Injury could also occur due to working in confined spaces and/or in awkward positions for prolonged periods of time. And on top of that, the act of performing repetitive physical tasks and standing for long stretches of time could have adverse effects on the body. Electrical hazards from working close to live electrical power lines or equipment is also an issue for painters, as well as lifting heavy objects. Having painters insurance can allow you to work while not being stressed if there is an accident.

Exposure to all these types of hazards can result in injuries or illnesses such as:

  • Broken bones
  • Severe burns
  • Respiratory illnesses
  • Sprains, strains

Scenarios such as someone tripping over a trap or paint can, resulting in serious injury could be damaging to your business without proper insurance. Never play a game of chance with your business or finances and trust RGA and their ability to insure you. We have served countless people across New York and they are always satisfied and protected.

For more information about our painters insurance or other insurance packages, please contact us today. Reliable General Agency has years of experience in the insurance field and can help guide you to the right package you are looking for. Simply call 1-718-265-3800 and receive help on finding the perfect insurance package for your profession.