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A Model Hazard Communications Program for Contractors

Form #: 630-114
This chapter provides the outline of an effective Hazard Communication Program intended both to provide for employee safety and to meet the requirements for such programs as promulgated by the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

Recommended HVAC/R Employee Job Descriptions

Form #: 630-117
This chapter covers job descriptions for a service technician and installation technician vs. a senior service technician and a senior installation technician in regards to: summary of duties, major job requirements and difficulty of work.

Small Business Start-Ups - Part 1

Form #: 630-154
This and subsequent SAM chapters regarding small business start-ups contain helpful information for individuals who are considering the possibility of going into business for themselves. These chapters are not intended to be step-by-step guides to establishing a successful business. Always seek out professional advice from lawyers, accountants and investment counselors.

Small Business Start-Ups - Part 2

Form #: 630-155
This chapter touches upon business structure, licensure and registration, business equipment, insurance and bonding, and contracts and related documents. The information presented in this chapter is intended to function as an introduction for the potential entrepreneur not as an all-inclusive guide.

Service Technician's Liability, Legal and Moral

Form #: 630-67
This chapter will advise readers of the potential entanglements and legal exposures that are typical of this industry.

Operating a Small Business Enterprise - Introduction

Form #: 630-75
The purpose of this chapter is to review the major considerations involved in establishing and operating a small service organization.

Operating a Small Business Enterprise - Section II - Choice of Form for Conducting a Business

Form #: 630-77
This chapter pertains to the selection of a particular format (most common of which are sole proprietorships, general partnerships and corporations).

Operating a Small Business Enterprise - Section III - Buy-Out Agreements

Form #: 630-79
This chapter pertains to buy-out agreements. Topics covered: events covered by a buy-out agreement; operation of a buy-out agreement; determining the value of a co-owner’s interest; funding a buy-out agreement and federal income tax consequences.

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