On a jobsite, a drone can be used for such tasks as surveying and map building and monitoring job sites for safe practices. CCIG Assistant Vice President Scott Carlson takes a look at the benefits that come with using a drone on a jobsite as well as the extra risks and liabilities that come with their use.

The questions regarding drones in recent years have centered around whether insurance is adequate. Policies covering drone exposure are being created but policy enhancements may still be lacking:

Two red flags for the insurance industry so far are personal injury and invasion of privacy, according to a legal report on RiskandInsurance.com. You will need to supply the carrier information on the drone’s function and intent, takeoff and landing locations, and flying altitude, among other things.

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