How can this Contract Insurance and Indemnification Manual help you?
Contract Insurance & Indemnification Manual
This manual has been created to help you through the confusing world of insurance and indemnification requirements for writing contracts, bids and requests for proposals (RFPs).
The foundation for decisions about insurance & indemnification requirements in contracts is the analysis of the potential risk to the County & others when we purchase goods and services being provided
Indemnification is a contractual method of transferring risk.
In Section II of this manual, you learned how to perform a risk analysis of the potential risk associated with the services or goods being obtained through your contract.
A certificate of insurance is commonly used to represent the existence of insurance coverage. However, a certificate is not a legally binding document.
The following list of responsibilities covers only those issues addressed in this insurance/indemnification manual.
Glossary of terms