The difference between a normal day at the office and a trip to the emergency room could come down to a simple “wet floor” sign. Experts note it’s difficult for customers and employees to take the necessary safety precautions around hazards without a sign. In fact, OSHA has found a link between safety signage and accident occurrence. To protect your small
Cyber security risks are a threat today’s organizations can’t afford to ignore. According to cyber security experts, system access, customer data, business credentials and communications are all vulnerable. Plus, an attack can damage trust and harm your business.
It pays to stay ahead of hackers by knowing what to watch out for and how to protect yourself and business. Here are five of
As a small business owner, you hope you’ll never get a call in the middle of the night about a fire at your business. But if so, don’t you hope the damage will be minimal?
Along with a quick response by first responders, the right fire suppression system can make all the difference. Yet things have come a long way from the standard
Taking the next step in a business is exciting and invigorating, but it can also be daunting when it comes to workers’ compensation for expanding businesses. As employees are hired, new locations of operations open, or business categories change, make sure your business stays compliant and manages the risks with these helpful tips.
Workers’ Compensation for Expanding Businesses: Sole Proprietorship to Hiring Employees
If your small business operations were interrupted next week, would you be able to bounce back the week after next? For 9 out of 10 small businesses, the answer is no.
According to FEMA, being forced to close for just five days can cause the majority of small businesses to fail within a year. But if your business were to face a serious
Phishing tactics can target any internet user, but the results can be particularly devastating when your small business is affected. Losses from business email compromise scams reached $2.7 billion in 2018, according to the FBI’s Internet Crime Report, with no sign of the problem ending anytime soon.
To protect your business, it’s important to know about the most common phishing tactics and what
Each year, as many as one in 20 vehicles used for business purposes is involved in an auto accident. While no one wants to get in an accident, improperly insured business drivers face risks beyond filing a claim.
For improperly insured drivers, claims of property damage or bodily injury can be denied by an insurer and your business could face a lawsuit.
A workplace emergency plan can help your small business prepare for the unexpected, ensuring worker safety and continued business operations.
According to FEMA, up to 90 percent of small businesses fail within a year of facing a serious emergency if they are unable to resume operations within five days. In 40 to 60 percent of serious incidents, businesses never reopen.
Improve your business’s
Heat exhaustion is one of three heat-related syndromes, with heat cramps being the mildest and heatstroke being the most severe. While heat exhaustion is in the middle, this syndrome must be taken seriously.
Heat Exhaustion Causes
According to the Mayo Clinic, your body needs to maintain a normal core temperature near 98.6 F. In hot weather, your body cools itself by sweating. However, when
According to the National Weather Service, thunderstorms cause several hundred million dollars in property damage each year.
If you have a business with a brick and mortar store and inventory, this can be troublesome, especially when considering the other types of weather your area may face.
Whether you sell patio sets or stoves, there are steps you can take to protect your inventory from