Tree Service & Arborist Insurance
the industry specialist – TreePro®
Put Our Industry Expertise to Work for you and your Clients
TreePro has been insuring tree professionals for more than 30 years so we know that tree care workers face some of the highest risk rates throughout the green industry. Our approach to tree company insurance is exceptional in its specialized coverage, risk control, claims management, and a library of industry related resources. It’s a multi-line package that provides better tree service insurance coverage and value than standard products. We can handle crane and boom exposures and snow and ice removal that many of our competitors simply ignore.
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Grow your Tree Care Book with TreePro
TreePro is the largest program of its kind and is rated “A+” by A.M. Best, so brokers and their insureds benefit from its strength and stability and arborists will enjoy the security they need to focus on successfully growing and running their businesses.
Eligible Tree Service Insurance Risks
- Tree Pruning & Removal
- Tree Spraying
- Plant Health Care
- Landscape Gardening
- Lawn Care
- Irrigation (Sprinkler) Installation
- Snow & Ice Removal
- Subcontracted Work
- Program is admitted and written in all states
- Minimum Package Premium of $10,000
Better Tree Service Insurance Coverage By Design
- Arborist Errors & Omissions
- Pesticide & Herbicide Applicator
- Arborist Broad Form (Loggers Broad Form)
- Crane Coverages
- Limited Jobsite Pollution
- Auto Pollution Broadened Coverage
Tree Care Insurance Coverages
- General Liability (limits up to $1M per occurrence/$2M aggregate)
- Auto Liability (limits up to $1M per occurrence)
- Property (limits up to $1M)
- Inland Marine (limits up to $1M)
- Umbrella Liability (limits up to $5M)
- Crime (limits up to $100K)
- Contractors Pollution Liability
- Employment Practices Liability
- Cyber Liability
- Workers’ Compensation (Minimum Premium of $50,000)
Why Work with NIP Group?
Superior Customer Service
Better Tree Service Insurance Coverage By Design
Definition: This tree service insurance coverage reimburses for “intentional acts” by the insured.
Claim Example: An employee of the insured removes the wrong tree or too many trees on the property which typically happens when the work order is not clear or there is a mistake by the tree pruning crew. The cost for additional damage to the property is covered in this scenario.
Description: This tree company insurance coverage reimburses for arborists applying pesticides and/or herbicides.
Claim Example: An arborist mixes the wrong chemicals, doesn’t dilute the mix enough, over sprays the plants, etc. The cost to replace the damaged or dead plants is covered in this scenario.
Description: This tree service insurance for arborists reimburses for fire suppression or other hazards that may include property damage related to wildfire, as well as incidents of accidental trespassing if the arborist cuts down trees on the wrong property.
Claim Example: An arborist cuts down a tree on the neighbor’s property because he/she misjudged the property line. The cost for damage to the neighboring property is covered in this scenario.
Description: This tree service insurance specifically covers riggers liability and does not need to involve tree care.
Claim Example: A contractor is using the company crane to lift air-conditioning units onto a roof and damages the unit.
Description: General liability coverage that buys back a small portion of pollution exclusion.
Claim Example: A hydraulic hose on an aerial lift bursts and spills over a client’s driveway. The cost for damage to the driveway is covered in this scenario.
Description: This tree service insurance provides coverage for chemical (herbicide/pesticide) spills during a sharp turn by the company truck.
Claim Example: A tree care specialist’s company truck is involved in an accident and overturns, spilling the contents(pesticides/
Get Started as a TreePro Broker - Submission Requirements
- Completed and signed ACORD applications
- Completed and signed TreePro Supplemental
- Completed and signed 15 Passenger Van Supplemental (if applicable)
- Completed and signed Crane Supplemental (if applicable)
- Completed and signed Pesticide/Herbicide Pollution Liability Supplemental (if applicable)
- FEIN Number
- 4 years of currently valued, hard copy loss runs for all lines of business being requested
Meet our TreePro Program Manager
Tim Greifenkamp, CPCU
Tim serves as the TreePro Program Manager with over 35 years of both as a broker and on the carrier side. Tim’s broad commercial insurance knowledge, his creativity and ability to solve complex insurance problems and his executive skill package that in combination have enabled him to simultaneously drive both underwriting profitability and market penetration in prior roles are an invaluable asset to NIP Group.