Americas

Canada

Canada's Mobile Workforce: A Legal Perspective on Duty of Care and Employer Best Practices

Published by International SOS, Sherrard Kuzz, Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, 2016. Paper explores the legal landscape and the duty of care Canadian employers owe their Canadian workers who travel and/or work abroad.

(English and French) Published by the Canadian Minister of Justice. Outlines the laws related to Duty of Care and Occupational Health in the Canadian criminal justice system.


Canada Labour Code

(English and French) Published by the Canadian Minister of Justice. Outlines the laws related to Duty of Care and Occupational Health in the Canadian labour justice system.


How to Protect Your Workers Abroad

(English) Published by Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada. Article explains the issues of not having an effective prevention plan in place.

United States

U.S. Legal Brief: Duty of Care and Managing Liability Risk for International Assignees

(English) Published by International SOS Foundation. Article informing companies of their Duty of Care to employees and the benefits of a prevention plan.


Start to Finish: Eight Essential Steps for Duty of Care

(English) Published by International SOS Foundation. White paper outlining eight steps to recognise and implement Duty of Care practices in an organisation.


US Legal Brief:  Legal Perspective on Health, Safety and Security Responsibilities for US Mobile Workforce

(English) Published by International SOS Foundation.  White Paper outlining Employer Best Practices and Travel Risk Management Checklist