Underwriting & Loss Control

What are escape rooms, and why have they become popular with corporate management? In addition to pet stores, what other customers are supplied by small animal breeders? At what point are asphalt fumes the most concentrated during a paving job?

If you are an underwriter or risk manager and need concise, in-depth answers to these and other questions, AM Best offers:

Best's Underwriting Reports, which cover hazards for nearly 600 different industries with in-depth and heavily detailed examinations of business operations — including a "heads up" list for specific areas of concern. Be prepared with accurate underwriting research to ensure you know what to look for and the right questions to ask.

Best's Loss Control Reports, which describe the hazards present in a wide variety of industries and municipal services. Each report includes a description of the industry, on-site inspection checklists to identify exposures and loss controls, and a Hazard Index chart that quantifies the degree of liability in relevant lines of insurance.

Have a suggestion regarding an existing report, or a suggestion for a new one? Send requests to AM Best's Underwriting & Loss Control editors.

Note: The information in these reports has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable and accurate at the time of each report's publication; however, no responsibility is assumed by AM Best for loss or damage resulting from use of the information contained herein.


The original report on Escape Rooms and the updated reports on Pet Stores, Paving Contractors - Asphalt, Fish and Seafood Dealers - Wholesale and Retail, Breeding Farms - Small Animal, and Welding Brazing and Cutting, are available in Best's Underwriting Reports and Best's Loss Control Reports. Subscribers can read about these and nearly 600 other businesses, industries, and municipal services.

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