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Scaffolding Insurance


Accidents do happen and are a reality of the construction business.

At BBi Ireland, we understand every contractor is unique so you need cover that matches your specific business and its demands, needs, risks and exposures. Whether you’re a sole trading roofer or an international scaffolding specialist, you can focus on building your business and transfer the risk to the insurance company, allowing you to carry on with peace of mind.

Why choose BBi Ireland for Scaffolding Insurance


A-Rated Insurer

As an A-Rated Insurer, with a Scaffolding Association Member, BBi Ireland ensures you can trust our advice, our service, and most importantly, your cover.

Wider Cover

Exclusive access to a tailored insurance scheme, designed specifically for your sector. High limits of indemnity available, unlimited height limits, relevant extensions with less restrictive endorsements and additional available covers allows you the flexibility to carry on with your business without worrying.

Competitive Premiums

Get piece of mind, with wide cover and competitive rates that allow you to transfer the risks involved and continue to build your own business.

What our clients say...


BBi Ireland were attentive from start to finish. Saved us money, advised on an insurance premium that suited our business and helpful whenever we had any questions. They clearly know their stuff.

Owner, Roofing Contractor

Which Insurance Cover is right for you?

Scaffolding Contractors

Scaffolding Contractors

We offer cover available for contractors engaged in all types of Scaffolding projects.

Our cover could be right for you.

Roofing Contractors

Roofing Contractors

Cover available for contractors engaged in all types of Roofing projects.

Our cover could be right for you.

Contractors & High Risk Facilities

Contractors & High Risk Facilities

Cover available for all other contractors & high risk liability trades including Builders, Waste, Steel, Drillers, Groundworks and Property Owners.

Our cover could be right for you.

Why you need Scaffolding Insurance

Failure to maintain proper insurance may expose the business to unnecessary and ultimately crippling costs if found liable following an accident.

Employers, local authorities, government agencies won’t accept contractors when tendering for projects in the absence of proper insurances.

What makes our Scaffolding Insurance right for you?

BBi Ireland get involved in all aspects of risk control to help you understand and manage the risks to your business.

Employers Liability

€13 million Limit of Indemnity as standard. Higher limits available.

Covers your legal liability to insure your employee's for death or injury sustained in the course of their employment.

Public Liability

€6.5 million Limit of Indemnity as standard. Higher limits available.

Cover your legal costs and compensation awarded against your business if a third party is injured or their property suffers damage whilst at your business premises or when you are engaged in activity on their premises or site.

Products Liability

€6.5 million Limit of Indemnity as standard. Higher limits available.

Provides cover for your liability if a product that you make or supply causes personal injury or damage to property.

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Additional Scaffolding Insurance Product Features

Our exclusive scheme with our A-Rated Insurer offers Scaffolders, Roofers & High Risk Facilities:

  • Exclusive rates
  • Exclusive high risk liability
  • Unlimited height & depth limits

However, our scaffolding Insurance products also includes:

  • Flexible locations including many Hazardous Locations
  • Indemnity to principle cover as standard
  • Defence costs for criminal prosecutions as standard
  • Asbestos for incidental discovery as standard
  • Asbestos buy back endorsement for removal of non-notifiable asbestos

Work with BBi to find the right cover for you.

Why use BBi?

Our Heritage

BBi Ireland have the industry knowledge, insurance experience and ease of access to new and exciting markets, providing competitive insurance alternatives.

Dedicated Account Manager

We have specific service level agreement with insurer partners ensuring our clients get the best service in the market.

Dedicated Claims Team

Unlike most providers, BBi Ireland have an experienced team of professionals looking after your needs when you need us the most.

35+ years' experience

With extensive, up-to-date knowledge of the latest legislation and health & safety issues faced by companies across Ireland.

Competitive and Exclusive Cover

Our cover is competitive and payment methods are flexible so you can choose the premium that suits your business needs.

One Stop Shop

Get covered across your van, fleet, household, personal accident and even include any other assets your business owns.