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ProSight Specialty® Insurance and ESTA Provide $1.8 Million in Safety Materials To Help Protect Entertainment Industry

August 08, 2017
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Morristown, NJ (August 7, 2017) –ProSight Specialty® Insurance has a continued mission to provide value to customers and the industries they serve. Another example of achievement on this mission is the success of the relationship between ProSight and the Entertainment Services and Technology Association (ESTA).

Four years ago, the two organizations teamed up to provide ESTA’s American National Standards free of charge. As of August 3, 2017, more than 60,000 standards have been downloaded by more than 10,000 users. Those materials carry a retail value of more than $1.8 million.

Below is information that ESTA has provided about the success of this relationship.

The most popular standard, based on the number of copies downloaded, is ANSI E1.11, USITT DMX512-A, Asynchronous Serial Digital Data Transmission Standard for Controlling Lighting Equipment and Accessories, with 2,850 downloads, followed closely by ANSI E1.20, RDM–Remote Device Management over USITT DMX512 Networks, with 2,769 downloads. Three rigging standards follow closely on them: ANSI E1.2, Design, Manufacture and Use of Aluminum Trusses and Towers, with 2,566 downloads; ANSI E1.6-1, Powered Hoist Systems, with 2,154; and ANSI E1.1, Construction and Use of Wire Rope Ladders, with 2,062.

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ProSight Specialty Insurance was founded by CEO Joe Beneducci and has been innovating the commercial property and casualty insurance market since 2009. Creating solutions that help solve customers’ problems, each policy is targeted to enhance customers’ operating performance. ProSight focuses on niche industries, deploying expert underwriters and a world-class claims team. The underwriting members of the ProSight Specialty Insurance (ProSight) group of companies are rated “A” (Excellent) by A.M. Best.