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Workers' compensation insurance
Workers' compensation covers the costs of work-related injuries and illnesses, like medical bills and lost wages. Here’s how workers’ comp works, and what you need to know as a business owner.
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Workers' compensation insurance
Knowing the most common workplace injuries and how to prevent them can decrease the number of workplace accidents at your business and increase your employees' safety.
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Construction & contracting

Struck-by-objects injuries are one of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s "fatal four" hazards, but there are measures you can take to minimize the risks. Below we identify and...

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Construction & contracting
The types of licenses that construction companies and contractors need vary by location, but most projects will at least require a building permit.
HVAC contractor installing unit
Installation professionals

The licensing, insurance, and bonding requirements for HVAC professionals vary by state. Having the right insurance and bonding can help keep you financially protected and may be required for some...

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Workers' compensation insurance
Almost every state requires employers to carry workers’ compensation insurance for their employees. Learn about the four types of workers’ compensation benefits and how they work.
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Construction & contracting

If a crack forms in the wall of one of your buildings or another issue becomes evident, clients will often look to your construction company for compensation. Learn who can be held liable, and how...

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Construction & contracting

Employee injuries, stolen equipment, and structural flaws can disrupt a construction company’s business, but you can mitigate risks by following industry best practices and choosing the right...

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Construction & contracting

Construction workers have a skillset that makes it easy for them to make a positive difference in their communities. Learn how you can volunteer your time as a construction worker, either close to...

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Construction & contracting

An unhappy client might sue your construction business for building defects or work delays. Even if you weren't responsible, fighting a lawsuit can be costly and time-consuming. Learn how to protect...

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