Risk Management Resources
Risk Management (General)
Understanding Risk Management
How to Manage Risk in Your Small Business
What Should I Know About Risk Management
Risks That Small Businesses Face
What OSHA Regulations Apply to Small Business?
Problem Investigation in High-Hazard Industry (academic article)
Risk Control (Including Disaster Recovery)
Fish Toss or Safety Training: You Decide: Risk-Management for the 21st Century
Are Auto Accidents Driving Your Losses?
Employee Risk Management: Reduce Your Workers’ Compensation Costs
Required 2009 OSHA Injury & Illness Recordkeeping Requirements
OSHA Handbook for Small Businesses
OSHA Small Business Assistance: OSHA Benefits for Small Business
OSHA Small Business Assistance
Insurance for Small Businesses (General Information)
Small Business Insurance Essentials
Small Business Insurance Basics
Small Business Property Insurance
Insuring Your Business: Small Business Owner’s Guide to Insurance (A Book that Can Be Purchased for a Small Fee and Membership)
Business Insurance 101: What Types of Coverage Do You Need?
What Business Insurance Do I Need?
Elective and Required Types of Small Business Insurance
Do I Need Business Interruption Insurance?
How to Determine How Business Interruption Insurance Protects for Flood
Managing Contractual Insurance Requirements a Necessity
Property and Casualty (BOP) FAQ’s
Commercial Lines Insurance
Time to Review Your Business Insurance
Property Insurance Basics
Understanding General Liability Insurance
Quick Guide to Insurance
Choosing Your Specialty Insurance
Insurance Selection Toolkits
The Small Business Owner’s Policy
Business Owner’s Insurance Policy (BOP) – What is it?
What Does a Business Owner’s Policy Cover?
Managing Your Insurance Coverage and Making Claims
Ways to Lower Your Small Business Insurance Premiums
Will Insurance Costs Decrease Or Increase As My Company Grows?
Making A Business Insurance Claim
Understanding Commercial Property (from the Louisiana Citizens, the State’s Insurer-of-Last- Resort)
Business Insurance Checklist (Also Can Get Quotes at this Website)
Selecting/Evaluating Your Insurance Agent
How Good Is Your Insurance Agent?
What Is An Insurance Broker And How Many Do You Need?
Does One Insurance Agency Sell All Types Of Insurance?
AARA and A Green America: Understanding the Small Business Opportunity
Zurich North America Commercial Announces New Risk Retention Groups
Zurich Creates Two New Insurance Policies to Support Green House Gas Mitigation Technology
Useful Insurer Websites and Articles
Amerisafe Focuses On High-Hazard Comp
10 – Point Components Of A Safety Management Plan
Education and Training Webinars Focused On Risk Control from Travelers Insurance
Interactive Guide to Types of Insurance You Need From The Hartford
Helpful Associations’ and Governmental Homepages
Scan these home pages to find meetings, conferences, training sessions, articles, texts, webinars that might be of interest. Some are free and others have a charge.
The Louisiana Small Business Development Center
-There are numerous links here to help you develop a business continuity plan including a set of easy to follow videos developed in cooperation with the ULM Risk Management and Studies Center.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency
-FEMA is the agency charged with The National Preparedness Directorate (NPD). At this site you will find the online Course Catalog which provides “searchable, integrated information on courses provided or managed by FEMA’s Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP), Emergency Management Institute (EMI), and National Training and Education Division (NTED)”. While it is disaster focused, it is not strictly “flood focused”.
Public Entity Risk Institute
-Geared primarily to public entities, this organization does also seek to provide risk management assistance to businesses.
-Go to their “Resource Library” and select “Small Business” as the Audience and you will find numerous articles, books and risk management checklists that might be of interest for a reasonable price. The PDF format is also available online.
The Insurance Information Institute
-This website has an abundance of information about insurance products, the insurance industry and issues such as toxic mold and hurricane preparedness related to insurance. Many of the sections related to small businesses are referenced above but the website is regularly updated so you might find something new each time you check it out.
The Risk and Insurance Management Society
-This Society is mostly geared to helping corporate enterprises. Some larger “small businesses” might find the many risk management resources and educational tools very useful.
The Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America
-Geared primarily to their insurance agent/broker members, but there is useful information at the “Consumer Information” tab, primarily on how to select a good agent. -Also can find an agent from here.
The Business Continuity Institute: (London)