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Rick Provost

Rick Provost

Rick Provost has more than 20 years experience helping to build the country’s largest design/build franchise network. He is now a principal in SMI Safety, a safety consulting and staffing business. Safety, systems, management

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Safety Culture: Encouraging the Right Employee Attitude

Rick Provost discussse how the right attitude about safety will influence your employees' behavior and can boost the level of safety at your company. Read more

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Insurance Restoration Jump Start: Taking the Franchise Route

When diversifying their services to include insurance restoration, two remodeling companies opt to take the franchise route to get started. Read more

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Career Move: Jobs for Remodelers Moving Into the Next Phase of Their Career

RICK PROVOST points out that since remodeling and construction experience migrate well to safety work, a new career as a safety professional might fit your post-remodeling plans. Read more

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Safety and Profitability: Your EMR Can Reduce Your Cost of Business

RICK PROVOST: Pay attention to your company's experience modification rate (EMR) to reduce insurance claims and help your bottom line. Read more

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In the Cross Hairs: Independent Contractor or Employee? In the Cross Hairs: Independent Contractor or Employee?

RICK PROVOST: With the Department of Labor's enhanced focus on worker misclassification, you need to be careful about correctly classifying workers as either employees or independent contractors. Read more

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