Do I need special insurance to work a government contract involving navigable waterways?
Did you know the Longshore & Harbor Worker's Compensation Act applies to your business if you perform government work on "navigable" waterways? WA State has 103 navigable waterways - rivers, lakes and ocean. For those planning to work on government contracts around these waterways, you need this information to protect your company from injuries, illness or death
Instructor and retired Navy Contracting Officer Terry Homburg will define navigable waterways and detail what is required for this act.