Every year, OSHA issues thousands of safety violations to companies across the country. Contrary to rumors, OSHA does not have the authority to permanently shut down a business. Nonetheless, they do have the authority to issue safety violations as well as severe penalties and stiff fines.
According to OSHA, businesses spend about $1 billion every week on costs linked with workplace injuries and illnesses, and those costs are paid out of profits. Workplaces that implement safety and health management systems can cut their injury and illness expenses by 25 - 45%.
When you hire a contractor or subcontractor, you run the risk of them causing bodily harm, property damage, or other loss during their work. If something unforeseen happens, you could be held accountable for the activities of the contractors or subcontractors you engaged.
Group captive insurance was born out of the need for businesses to find ways to save money without cutting corners on the insurance coverage they need to protect them, all while exercising some control over loss ratios.
Due to stricter underwriting guidelines and careful control by the group captive insurance company, group captives tend to be profitable. Overall, group captives are popular because they help reduce costs for businesses.
Group captives are used by businesses for workers’ compensation insurance to reduce risk, improve claim control, and cost savings. Group captives for workers’ compensation have become common, and there is little reason to believe that this trend will abate.
As with any other insurance company, group captives have their share of pros and cons. We will look at the advantages and disadvantages to help you determine if a group captive insurance company is right for you.
Having to shut down your business for any length of time is anxiety-inducing for most business owners. And while business interruption insurance is not something that immediately comes to mind when individuals are setting up their businesses, it should not be overlooked.
Severe risks to personal and corporate security are common in today's global economic environment. Kidnappings are difficult to predict, and when they happen, a quick, planned, and experienced response is required.
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Dave Cribb, the Chief Operations Officer of LCK, has an extensive background in management and sales in the financial sector.
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