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BRASS Business Guide - INSURANCE: Liabilities and Risks

Sponsored by the BRASS Education Committee.

How Can I Learn About Liabilities and Risks for a Particulary Kind of Business?

Best's Underwriting Guide (available as database - check your library) ( Oldwick, NJ : A.M. Best) - Descriptions of hundreds of business operations, including non-profits, to help evaluate the kinds of risks and policies needed for property, equipment, and employees. Profiles enterprises in the service industries, manufacturing sector, contractors, suppliers, and retailers. Includes hazard ratings, related businesses, hazards associated with equipment and materials, general liability, automobile liability, professional liability, environment impairment, workers compensation, crime, fire and property damage, and risk due to business interuptions

Insuring Your Business (New York: Insurance Information Institute) - This guide helps small business owners decide what kinds of insurance they need for their particular enterprise.


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