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What Is A Surety Bond?

A surety bond ensures contract completion in the event of contractor default. A project owner (called an obligee) seeks a contractor (called a principal) to fulfill a contract. The contractor obtains a surety bond from a surety company.

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Eligibility Requirements for Small Business Contractors

Eligibility Requirements for Small Business Contractors

To be eligible for a surety bond guarantee:

  • Your business must be classified as small. The business combined with its affiliates must not exceed the size standard designated for the primary industry of the business together with its affiliates.
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is a Surety Bond?A surety bond is a written agreement between a Surety Company and the Contractor, or Principal that helps protect the project owner, or Obligee,
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IN: What Is A Surety Bond?

Dear Valued Customer,

A surety bond is a written agreement between a Surety Company and the Contractor, or Principal that helps protect the project owner, or Obligee, in the event the Contractor fails to successfully perform the contract.

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IN: The Dangers Of Distracted Driving: Don’t Text & Drive

Dear Valued Customer,

In this issue of “——————-” we focus on the dangers of distracted driving.

There are numerous distractions that could endanger a driver and their passengers.

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What Is Distracted Driving?

Distracted driving is any activity that could divert a person’s attention away from the primary task of driving. All distractions endanger driver, passenger, and bystander safety. These types of distractions include:

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Key Facts & Statistics
  • The number of people killed in distraction-affected crashes decreased slightly from 3,360 in 2011 to 3,328 in 2012. An estimated 421,000 people were injured in motor vehicle crashes involving a distracted driver,
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State Laws

For the most current information on State laws, please refer to the map below.

Click on an individual state or territory to learn more on its specific laws.

44 states,

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Benefits & Resources

OSHA’s Free On-site Consultation Program

OSHA’s free On-site Consultation Program offers free and confidential advice to small and medium-sized businesses in all states across the country, with priority given to high-hazard worksites.

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Compliance Assistance Specialists (CASs)

Who are Compliance Assistance Specialists and how can they help me?

Compliance Assistance Specialists can provide general information about OSHA standards and compliance assistance resources. They respond to requests for help from a variety of groups,

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