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SWBC's BusinessHub blog is a one-stop resource for business owners and company decision makers.

 

4 Lawsuits Your Business Should Avoid (And How to Avoid Them)

It’s not uncommon for employers to operate under the notion that they are complying with the law when it comes to workplace policies and procedures. Nowadays, a greater number of businesses are out of compliance, unbeknownst to them. With an increasing number of discrimination and harassment lawsuits, employers everywhere need to take action to protect themselves and their business.

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7 Ways Safety Training Can Help Reduce Business Expenditures

If you are, or ever were, a fan of playing video games, then you may understand the thrill of jumping over buildings, tumbling down mountains, falling off of cliffs, and driving cars at high speeds through pedestrian-filled sidewalks with no consequences in the digital world. 

However, as someone in the business world, you know that workplace injuries and fatalities are real events that can't be eradicated by just pushing a button to restart the game or go back to level one.

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3 Ways Workers’ Compensation Insurance Protects Your Business

As a business owner, you have a lot of responsibilities. One of these responsibilities is to protect your company against potential personal injury awards and associated litigation costs arising from claims filed by employees alleging that you or an employee hired by your company negligently injured them while they worked within the scope of employment with your company. 

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The Benefits of OSHA Compliance for Small Businesses

When you own or run a business, of course ensuring the safety of your workplace and employees is a top priority. Luckily, the U.S. Department of Labor and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) provide regulations and guidelines to ensure the safety of all U.S. businesses.

While at first glance these rules might seem overwhelming, businesses receive great benefits from compliance. And, OSHA offers helpful and useful ways to minimize injuries and lost workdays. Here’s some key information to keep in mind.

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