BLUE COLLAR INDUSTRY

Blue Collar businesses have a range of potential risks and exposures, we understand the industry so work with our team of Underwriters and submit a liability quote online.  

BLUE COLLAR INDUSTRY

Blue Collar businesses have a range of potential risks and exposures, we understand the industry so work with our team of Underwriters and submit a quote online. 

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FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions and answers

We offer general liability and personal accident & sickness products for the Blue Collar sector - our policies are tailored to support various Blue Collar occupations.

ShieldCover specialises in a wide array of industries including Blue Collar, Motor Trades, Transport, Hospitality, Vacant Land, Property Owners and Small Retailers. Please review our Preferred Risk Appetite.

At ShieldCover, our expertise is your solution. Our liability and accident & sickness products are designed to support occupations in various industries, and together with our team of experienced underwriters, we will work with you to determine a solution for your client.

  • Solutions for a wide array of Blue Collar occupations
  • Cover for subcontractors 
  • Working at height extensions 
  • Cover for both residential and commercial activities 
  • Limits options from $5M up to $20M 
  • Care, custody & control up to $250,000 
  • Competitive premiums 
  • Deductibles starting at $1000
  • Individual, group and voluntary worker policies available 
  • Weekly sickness & accident benefits 
  • Business expenses benefit 
  • Automatic non-Medicare medical expenses benefit 
  • Cover for high-risk occupations available

ShieldCover’s online quoting system is designed so you can quickly and easily receive a quote straight to your inbox with just a few clicks of a button. All you need to do is sign up here, complete the form, and wait for the quote to be sent to you!

Once you have submitted a quote, our system will review your information and return a quote directly to your inbox. The quote will include a direct link back to your online quote and give you to option to Modify, Bind or Decline at the click of a button. Should we require more details from you, one of our underwriters will be in touch.

If your client needs to make a claim, just fill out the General Liability Claim Form or the Accident and Sickness Claim Form and return it to us at hello@shieldcover.com.au

You can view and download ShieldCover’s Liability Proposal Forms and Personal Accident & Sickness Proposal Form on our Documents page.

ShieldCover is a division of East West Insurance Brokers Pty Ltd ABN 83 010 630 092, 
Australian Financial Services Licence No. 230041. 

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Liability Cover for

Trade professionals

Our preferred risks include:

A wide range of general trade occupations working in both residential and commercial sectors.

Some of our policy benefits include:

  • Appetite for Vic Plumbers & QLD Electricians
  • Sub-contractor extension available
  • In some circumstances, a waiver of subrogation or hold harmless agreements available
  • Limits up to $20M
  • Competitive premiums and deductibles starting at $1000
Liability Cover for

Motor Trades

Our preferred risks include:

  • A wide range of motor trades including mechanical repairs, parts, dealerships, and servicing.

Some of our policy benefits include:

  • Advertising Liability extension
  • Driving Risk extension
  • Faulty Workmanship up to $30,000 any one occurrence and $50,000 in the aggregate
  • Increased Property In Physical or Legal Control sub-limit up to $1,000,000 any occurrence and in the aggregate
  • Roadworthy certification or safety reports extension up to $10,000,000 any one occurrence
  • Sub-contractor extension available 
  • In some circumstances, a waiver of subrogation or hold harmless agreements available
  • Limits up to $20M
  • Competitive premiums and deductibles starting at $1,000
Liability Cover for

Project Managers

Our preferred risks include:

Project managers and site supervisors who perform office work and non-manual site visits, including site surveys and site inspections.

Some of our policy benefits include:

  • Sub-contractor extension available
  • In some circumstances, a waiver of subrogation or hold harmless agreements available.
  • Limits up to $20M
  • Competitive premiums and deductibles starting at $500
Liability Cover for

Scaffolders

Our preferred risks include:

Hire, installation and dismantling of scaffolding – under and over 10m in height.

Some of our policy benefits include:

  • Sub-contractor extension available
  • Limits up to $20M
  • Competitive premiums and deductibles starting at $1000
Liability Cover for

Transport & Logistics Contractors

Our preferred risks include:

  • General Cartage Transport Operators

Some of our policy benefits include:

  • Sub-contractor extension available
  • In some circumstances, a waiver of subrogation or hold harmless agreements available
  • Limits up to $20M
  • Competitive premiums and deductibles starting at $500
Liability Cover for

Welders & Boilermakers

Our preferred risks include:

  • Domestic & residential work
  • Fencing contractors
  • Non-structural & structural components
  • Staircases & handrails earthmoving machinery repairs
  • Open cut / aboveground mining equipment repairs

Some of our policy benefits include:

  • Sub-contractor extension available
  • In some circumstances, a waiver of subrogation or hold harmless agreements available
  • Limits up to $20M
  • Competitive premiums and deductibles starting at $1000

Cover for Trade Professionals

Our preferred risks include: a range of general trade occupations working in both residential and commercial sectors.

Some Liability policy benefits include:

  • Appetite for VIC plumbers & QLD electricians
  • Sub-contractor extension available
  • In some circumstances, a waiver of subrogation or hold harmless agreements available
  • Limits up to $20M
  • Competitive premiums and deductibles starting at $1,000

Some Personal Accident & Sickness policy benefits include:

  • Cover options of 24 hours a day, 365 days a year or working hours only
  • Lump sum payment for accidental death or permanent disablement
  • Compensation for up to 85% of income
  • Broken bones cover available
  • Non-Medicare medical expenses for up to $1,000 or higher
  • Business expenses benefits for self employed
  • Modification expenses up to $10,000
  • Funeral expenses up to $5,000
  • Cover for up to 75 years of age

Cover for Motor Trades

Our preferred risks include: a range of motor trades including mechanical repairs, parts, dealerships, and servicing.

Some Liability policy benefits include:

  • Advertising liability extensions
  • Driving risk extension
  • Faulty workmanship up to $30,000 any one occurrence and $50,000 in the aggregate
  • Increased property in physical or legal control sub-limit up to $1,000,000 any occurrence and in the aggregate
  • Roadworthy certification or safety reports extension up to $10,000,000 any one occurrence
  • Sub-contractor extension available
  • In some circumstances, a waiver of subrogation or hold harmless agreements available
  • Limits up to $20M
  • Competitive premiums and deductibles starting at $1,000

Some Personal Accident & Sickness policy benefits include:

  • Cover options of 24 hours a day, 365 days a year or working hours only
  • Lump sum payment for accidental death or permanent disablement
  • Compensation for up to 85% of income
  • Broken bones cover available
  • Non-Medicare medical expenses for up to $1,000 or higher
  • Business expenses benefits for self employed
  • Modification expenses up to $10,000
  • Funeral expenses up to $5,000
  • Cover for up to 75 years of age

Cover for Project Managers

Our preferred risks include: project managers and site supervisors who perform office work and non-manual site visits, including site surveys and site inspections.

Some Liability policy benefits include:

  • Sub-contractor extension available
  • In some circumstances, a waiver of subrogation or hold harmless agreements available
  • Limits up to $20M
  • Competitive premiums and deductibles starting at $500

Some Personal Accident & Sickness policy benefits include:

  • Cover options of 24 hours a day, 365 days a year or working hours only
  • Lump sum payment for accidental death or permanent disablement
  • Compensation for up to 85% of income
  • Broken bones cover available
  • Non-Medicare medical expenses for up to $1,000 or higher
  • Business expenses benefits for self employed
  • Modification expenses up to $10,000
  • Funeral expenses up to $5,000
  • Cover for up to 75 years of age

Cover for Scaffolders

Our preferred risks include: hire, installation and dismantling of scaffolding – under and over 10m in height.

Some Liability policy benefits include:

  • Sub-contractor extension available
  • Limits up to $20M
  • Competitive premiums and deductibles starting at $1,000

Some Personal Accident & Sickness policy benefits include:

  • Cover options of 24 hours a day, 365 days a year or working hours only
  • Lump sum payment for accidental death or permanent disablement
  • Compensation for up to 85% of income
  • Broken bones cover available
  • Non-Medicare medical expenses for up to $1,000 or higher
  • Business expenses benefits for self employed
  • Modification expenses up to $10,000
  • Funeral expenses up to $5,000
  • Cover for up to 75 years of age

Cover for Transport & Logistics Contractors

Our preferred risks include: general cartage transport operators.

Some Liability policy benefits include:

  • Sub-contractor extension available
  • In some circumstances, a waiver of subrogation or hold harmless agreements available
  • Limits up to $20M
  • Competitive premiums and deductibles starting at $500

Some Personal Accident & Sickness policy benefits include:

  • Cover options of 24 hours a day, 365 days a year or working hours only
  • Lump sum payment for accidental death or permanent disablement
  • Compensation for up to 85% of income
  • Broken bones cover available
  • Non-Medicare medical expenses for up to $1,000 or higher
  • Business expenses benefits for self employed
  • Modification expenses up to $10,000
  • Funeral expenses up to $5,000
  • Cover for up to 75 years of age

Cover for Welders & Boilermakers

Our preferred risks include: domestics and residential work, fencing contractors, non-structural & structural components, staircases & handrails earthomoving machinery repairs, open cut/aboveground mining equipment repairs.

Some Liability policy benefits include:

  • Sub-contractor extension available
  • In some circumstances, a waiver of subrogation or hold harmless agreements available
  • Limits up to $20M
  • Competitive premiums and deductibles starting at $1,000

Some Personal Accident & Sickness policy benefits include:

  • Cover options of 24 hours a day, 365 days a year or working hours only
  • Lump sum payment for accidental death or permanent disablement
  • Compensation for up to 85% of income
  • Broken bones cover available
  • Non-Medicare medical expenses for up to $1,000 or higher
  • Business expenses benefits for self employed
  • Modification expenses up to $10,000
  • Funeral expenses up to $5,000
  • Cover for up to 75 years of age