Advice For Electricians: Don’t Get Burnt!


Electricians are courageous people. They work with electrical current that can shock, burn, cause fires, and even kill. They have to be diligent, careful, and pay strict attention to every step they take, move they make, and connection they make, not only for their own safety but for the safety of others. If you’re an electrician, you understand the responsibility that comes with your profession. One stray spark and it can all go up in flames. Make sure you’re protected. Some advice for electricians…don’t get burnt!

What Kind of Insurance do you Need?

It is important that you have the proper insurance coverage to protect your business and its assets, but what is the proper coverage? Insurance requirements and recommendations can be mystifying to say the least. Just as the medical profession, the insurance profession has its own complicated vocabulary that can seem confusing and mysterious. No need to worry. At Jeff Van Matre Insurance Agency we are here to help you understand exactly what you need. We will walk you through it every step of the way. You will not walk out wondering what your insurance policy covers. For any business, basic coverage includes:

General Liability: General liability protects your business if someone is injured, or their property damaged, in a direct or indirect way because of a service that you or your business performed.

Commercial Property Insurance: Commercial property insurance protects the structural, physical, concrete aspects of your business which include the building itself, as well as damaged, lost, or stolen tools, equipment, and machinery.

Worker’s Compensation: Although not required in Texas, worker’s compensation protects your employees in the event that they are injured on the job. It will help pay their medical expenses, and cover loss of earning due to accident or illness. Worker’s comp also protects your business in case the injured employee or his/her family files a lawsuit against you.


With over 20 years of experience in the insurance industry, the Jeff Van Matre Insurance Agency can help you choose the right coverage plan to protect your personal and business assets. To learn more, or to get a free quotecall our Carrollton office today at 972-492-8500.