Asia Pacific

Australia

Australian Model Workplace Health and Safety Laws: Commonwealth

(English) Published by International SOS. Briefing paper providing a general summary of health and safety laws in the Commonwealth.


Australian Model Workplace Health and Safety Laws: States and Territories

(English) Published by International SOS. Briefing paper providing a general summary of health and safety laws in Australian states and territories.


Australian Workplace Heath and Safety Video

(English) Published by International SOS. Video describing how best to comply with workplace health and safety laws in Australia.


Duty of Care to Mine Workers in Camps or On-site Accommodation

(English) Published by the Queensland Department of Mines and Energy. Outlines the Duty of Care companies have to mine workers living on-site.


General Duty of Care in Western Australian Mines (2nd Edition)

(English) Published by the Western Australia Department of Mines and Petroleum. Guidelines for meeting Duty of Care obligations for employees and workforce on mines in Western Australia.


Overseas Workers - How Should I Identify and Manage the Risks?

(English) Published by the Australian government. A document explaining which parts of the Work Health & Safety Act apply to business travellers.

China

Return on Prevention: Cost-benefit Analysis of Prevention Measures for Business Travellers and International Assignees
(Mandarin Chinese) Published by the International SOS Foundation and Prevent. This research shows the return on investment for travel health checks and malaria programmes.


International SOS Foundation Global Framework

(Mandarin Chinese) Published by the International SOS Foundation. This strategic framework guide organisations in identifying threats and hazards, and managing risks to the safety, health and security of those travelling for their work or on international assignment.


Enterprises' Duty of Care to Employees

(Mandarin Chinese) Published by King & Wood Mallesons and the International SOS Foundation. An overview of Duty of Care in the oil and gas industry in China.


Enterprises' Duty of Care to Employees

(English) Published by King & Wood Mallesons and the International SOS Foundation. An overview of Duty of Care in the oil and gas industry in China.

HONG KONG

White Paper on Employer's Duty of Care for Employees Working Overseas

(English/Mandarin) Published by the CCPL (Centre For Comparative and Public Law) and the International SOS Foundation.  An overview of the Health and safety risks faced by the Hong Kong-based employees travelling and working overseas.

India

Employer’s Duty of Care When Employees Are Deputed Overseas: India Perspective

(English) Published by Nisith Desai Associates and the International SOS Foundation. Outlines the Duty of Care for businesses operating in India.

Japan

Employer’s Duty of Care in Japan Positioning Paper

(English) Published by the Baker McKenzie and the International SOS Foundation. Outlines the Duty of Care for businesses operating in Japan.

KOREA

The Korea Employer's Duty of Care to Their Overseas Employees: A Legal Perspective

(Korean) Published by the BKL (BAE, KIM & LEE) and the International SOS Foundation. A briefing paper on Duty of Care in Korea and the responsibility of companies to their business travellers and expatriates.

Malaysia

The Malaysia Employer’s Duty of Care on Workplace Safety and Health When Employees Travel

(English) Published by Shearne Delamore & Co. Brief overview of an employer’s obligation of health and safety towards its employees under the laws of Malaysia.


Health, Security & Safety: Responsibilities of Malayasian Organisations When Employees Are on Business Travel an on Overseas Assignments

(English) Published by the International SOS Foundation, Malaysian Employers Federation, Prevent and Shearn Delamore & Co. Whitepaper on laws and regulations in Malaysia pertaining to the Duty of Care of employees and workers working or travelling overseas.


Myanmar

Myanmar Occupational Health and Safety Framework for the Manufacturing Sector
(English) Published by Audier & Partners and the International SOS Foundation. Outlines Myanmar's occupational health and safety framework for the manufacturing industry.

Myanmar Occupational Health and Safety Framework for the Manufacturing Sector
(Japanese) Published by Audier & Partners and the International SOS Foundation. Outlines Myanmar's occupational health and safety framework for the manufacturing industry.

New Zealand

New Zealand Health and Safety Reform: Impact When Working Overseas

(English) Published by Minter Ellison Rudd Watts. Summary of New Zealand's Health and Safety reforms and impact on companies with overseas business travellers.

New Zealand Whitepaper

(English) Published by International SOS Foundation. A guide to help companies understand and comply with new Health & Safety laws in New Zealand.

Philippines

Philippine Employer's Duty of Care

(English) Published by Picazo Buyco Tan Fider,  Santos Law Offices, and the International SOS Foundation. A legal perspective and strategic guidance to organisations in the Philippines to manage the safety, health and security of their employees on overseas travel.

Singapore

Health, Security & Safety

(English) Published by the Workplace Safety and Health Council, Workplace Safety and Health Institute, Rajah & Tann, Prevent and the International SOS Foundation. Overview of the responsibilities of Singaporean organisations towards employees on business travel or overseas assignment.


The Singapore Employer’s Duty of Care on Workplace Safety & Health When Employees Travel

(English) Published by Rajah Tann and the International SOS Foundation. Overview of the Singaporean employers' Duty Of Care responsibilities for employees travelling overseas for work.

THAILAND

Employers’ Duty of Care when Employees are Assigned Overseas – A Thai Perspective

(English) Published by the Employers’ Confederation of Thailand (ECOT), Dharmniti Law Office and the International SOS Foundation. This paper is a guideline for Thai employers regarding their Duty of Care responsibilities when assigning their employees to work overseas.


Employers’ Duty of Care when Employees are Assigned Overseas – A Thai Perspective

(Thai) Published by the Employers’ Confederation of Thailand (ECOT), Dharmniti Law Office and the International SOS Foundation. This paper is a guideline for Thai employers regarding their Duty of Care responsibilities when assigning their employees to work overseas.

vietnam

Vietnam Duty of Care and Occupational Health and Safety.  A legal perspective and employer best practices

(English) Published by Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), Phuoc & Partners and the International SOS Foundation.  The paper gives an overview of the Legal Landscape of Occupational Health and Safety in Vietnam as well as the Key Legislation for all Industries.

Vietnam Duty of Care and Occupational Health and Safety. A legal perspective and employer best practices

(Vietnamese) Published by Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), Phuoc & Partners and the International SOS Foundation. The paper gives an overview of the Legal Landscape of Occupational Health and Safety in Vietnam as well as the Key Legislation for all Industries.