Environmental Consultants

Professional Indemnity for Environmental Consultants – What is it?

Professional Indemnity insurance provides essential financial protection for Environmental Consultants against potential losses arising out of acts, errors and omissions from a wide variety of their services provided, including advice on pollution, waste control and land fill schemes, land management and climate change management.

Who needs this cover?

Professionals involved in a wide range of environmental industries including engineering, remediation and health and safety require a unique solution for the professional risks they face. A professional person providing services such as advice, is regarded by their client as an expert and is therefore open to a claim being made against them should their advice be wrong. The concepts of energy efficiency and sustainability are not new, many of the technologies being implemented to address these concerns for the business sector are new and innovative. For companies designing and implementing these technologies on behalf of their clients, this can lead to some difficult professional liability exposures. 

Where can these claims come from? 

CPR has the expertise to understand the unique risks and opportunities posed in this field. Claims for Environmental Consultants can come from inadequate or incorrect advice, design, specification. inadequate supervision and project management, inappropriate or incorrect certification, poor work documentation, taking on work beyond the professional’s capabilities or experience, Poor communication with clients and breach or infringement of copyright.

Why is it useful? 

Losing a claim made against you can result in enormous costs and expenses. Some claims take more than five years to settle, leaving a large bill for court costs and legal expenses. Even when successful, defending a claim can be costly.

Who can help you?

CPR has experience in providing professional indemnity coverage for firms working in the following areas:

  • Environmental engineering
  • Environmental assessments
  • Environmental remediation
  • Due diligence audits
  • Habitat restoration 
  • Lab testing/ analysis
  • Asbestos consulting
  • Lead consulting
  • Petroleum
  • Mechanical system design or testing
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Air emissions testing and control 
  • Waste brokering
  • Health & safety training
  • Industrial hygiene
  • Mould consulting 
  • Soil/ water testing

An Insurance Broker who specialises in this cover can find the right Insurer for you with the most appropriate policy wording. An insurance broker's role is to act as your representative and work in your interests, seeking the best cover at the best price for you with their skill, market knowledge and experience. Call a good one. 

Call CPR – Experts who will save you
 

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Robert Cooper - one of 100 faces of small business

This week it was announced as part of Small Business Week,  that Robert has been named one of the 100 faces of small business for a State Government promotion on the great value that small businesses play in the State of Queensland.

You can see Robert's entry here:

It is the third accolade for CPR Insurance Services in a month and after seven and a half years in business is a real pep up for the company.

For Robert, it is the culmination of many years experience, becoming well qualified, experiencing the highs and lows of a career and always wanting to contribute to his community. Sometimes, these things just come together and you receive recognition for your efforts.

Robert says that there is no doubt that starting your own business is a huge challenge, but with the right research and planning, the right people around you and a good set of values that you apply to the vision of the company, you have a very good chance of making it all succeed.

Robert says he is lucky. He has a strong supportive Wife, Mandy, who is also part of the business, along with efficient and hard working staff such as Julia McLauchlan and Aidan Harmer who are building up their own skills in a learning environment. 

However, the most important and most supportive people for CPR Insurance Services are our clients who have stuck by us and supported us over the past seven years. Our focus remains on providing the best possible service we can and always acting in their best interests. To all our clients, we say thank you!

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CPR Insurance wins Brokerage of the year

CPR Insurance Services picked up the award for the Best Brokerage (1-5 staff) in Australia, last Friday Night (4th May 2018) at the Insurance Business Magazine Awards held at the Westin in Sydney.

Judging came from various parts of the industry. It is a great honour to be recognised for our hard work and particular Business values we follow. A full list of winners is listed here.

Success comes from having great staff, and we thank Aidan Harmer and Julia McLauchlan as important support staff for helping us win such an award.

CPR Insurance has been in operation for more than 7 years now and is only successful because of the wonderful support from our staff, insurers and most importantly, our fantastic clients who put their faith and trust into our company to be their Risk Advisers and Brokers. 

Thank you to all.

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