New ACE Video Series on Construction Risks

  New ACE Video Series on Construction Risks

Business Wire

PHILADELPHIA -- October 31, 2013

The ACE Group today announced the launch of a video series on several current
risks inherent to the construction industry. The new series features three
videos that provide important information to consider when preparing for risks
related to primary casualty, inland marine, safety hazards and overall general
construction industry exposures. To access the videos, please click here.

“There are a wide range of complex risks that businesses face as part of their
daily operations and the construction industry is no exception. Increased
contractual obligations, the growing trend toward integrated project delivery,
added development in catastrophe-exposed parts of the U.S. and on-site safety
hazards are just a few of the current risk management challenges this industry
is facing,” said William P. Hazelton, Executive Vice President, ACE
Construction Industry Practice Leader. “The ACE Construction Industry Practice
understands these challenges and we have developed this video series to
provide targeted information and useful risk management strategies to help
contractors better manage potential future risks. In addition to providing
value-added services on current trends, our practice is committed to offering
a full and comprehensive insurance program that includes underwriting,
engineering, risk and claims management services to help manage risks faced by
the construction industry.”

ACE’s Construction Risk video series highlights several key risks seen in
today’s marketplace and presents risk management strategies and coverage
options that can help risk managers and contractors as they prepare for future
exposures.

The ACE Construction Risk Video series features contributions from several ACE
executives including:

  *Primary Casualty Construction – Geoffrey Hall, Senior Vice President, ACE
    Construction
  *ACE Construction Industry Practice – William Hazelton, Executive Vice
    President, ACE Construction Industry Practice
  *Inland Marine – Bruce Jervis, Executive Vice President, ACE North America
    Property

ACE’s Construction Industry Practice consists of business units that offer a
broad suite of products and services including:

  *Workers Compensation, General Liability & Automobile Liability Risk
    Transfer
  *Environmental, including Contractors Pollution Liability & Contractors
    Professional Liability
  *Inland Marine, including Builders Risk & Contractors Equipment
  *International Casualty Enterprise & Package Solutions, including Defense
    Base Act Workers Compensation
  *Umbrella/ Excess
  *Wrap Ups & other project-specific programs
  *Specialty Construction Claims
  *Construction Risk Management Services
  *Surety
  *Professional Liability for architects and engineers, construction managers
    and trade contractors
  *Public and Private company D&O, EPLI, Fidelity and Fiduciary Liability

The material presented in the ACE videos is not intended to provide legal or
other expert advice. It is presented as informational only. Viewers should
consult legal counsel or other experts, as applicable, with any specific
questions they may have.

The ACE Group is one of the world’s largest multiline property and casualty
insurers. With operations in 53 countries, ACE provides commercial and
personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident supplemental
health insurance, reinsurance, and life insurance to a diverse group of
clients. ACE Limited, the parent company of the ACE Group, is listed on the
New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: ACE) and is a component of the S&P 500 index.
Additional information can be found at: www.acegroup.com.

Contact:

ACE North America Communications
Carla Ferrara, 215-640-4744
carla.ferrara@acegroup.com