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Never leave a wet floor unattended or unmarked

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wet-floor

When unexpected spills, tracked-in snow or rain, leaking appliances or other sources lead to floor contamination, your employees’ response can easily be the difference between a slip and fall, prompting a potential injury claim, or it being a non-event.  

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Life insurance part of a business’s risk management

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Operating a business requires you to manage risks to preserve assets and prevent losses. You’ve ensured that you have appropriate commercial liability insurance and perhaps directors and officers coverage or employment practices protections. Nevertheless, the biggest risk to your business could be the loss of you or other company leaders.

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Business continuity planning: Are you ready?

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Business continuity planning: Are you ready?

It’s hard to predict what could go wrong when disaster strikes. Whether you’re dealing with a natural disaster, human-caused hazard, technology disruption or health emergency, an effective business continuity plan could help you respond quickly. Without a plan, the magnitude of what can go wrong could be overwhelming, and your business could be at risk.

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COVID-19: Have a project restart strategy

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Construction projects that shut down production in the short term deserve careful consideration when it’s time to restart operations. Contractors must recognize the need to create a plan for resuming work after restrictions imposed during the pandemic are lifted.

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New employee leave provisions apply to small businesses, too

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If your business employs fewer than 500 workers, you may be subject to new requirements for employees who take leave for COVID-19-related reasons. Even if you are a business with less than 50 employees these new requirements apply to you.

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Employers must report COVID-19 illness in workplace

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As the COVID-19 pandemic expands, employers are coping with their obligation to maintain a safe work environment and to comply with government workforce reporting requirements. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has developed resources to assist these efforts.

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