Small Business Safety Q’s and A’s with OSHA

May 10, 2016

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Establishing a safe and healthful working environment requires every employer – large and small – and every worker to make safety and health a top priority. The entire work force — from the CEO to the most recent hire — must recognize that worker safety and health is central to the mission and key to the profitability of the American company. Why is safety and health important for a small business owner like me? Safety is good business. An effective safety and health…… Read More >

Hiring A Contractor: Types of Home Improvement Professionals

April 19, 2016

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Whether you’re planning an addition for a growing family or simply getting new storm windows, finding a competent and reliable contractor is the first step to a successful and satisfying home improvement project. Your home may be your most valuable financial asset. That’s why it’s important to be cautious when you hire someone to work on it. Home improvement and repair and maintenance contractors often advertise online, in newspapers, magazines and the Yellow Pages, and on radio and TV. However,…… Read More >

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April 6, 2016

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Focus on Driving: Tips for Avoiding Common Distractions that Lead to Car Crashes “Distracted driving” is defined by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) as any activity that diverts a person’s attention away from the primary task of driving. It’s an increasingly serious and costly safety issue for businesses and individuals. And it contributes to 80% of vehicle crashes, according to the NHTSA. How on-the-job crashes impact employers: Increased medical care, legal expenses, property damage Increased workers’ compensation, Social…… Read More >