Published by International SOS Foundation, this whitepaper outlines the Employer Best Practices and Travel Risk Management Checklist.
This paper will first provide an overview of the regulations and rules governing work performed domestically, which, while often times are not applicable to work performed overseas, provides a framework within which employers should assess its obligations to its workers abroad. Second, this paper will provide an analysis of the Duty of Care concept applied in negligence actions in the United States. Third, this paper will provide an analysis of the Duty of Care obligations in the United Kingdom and Canada, which can provide useful insight on how this concept is evolving internationally. Finally, this paper explores the best practices all employers should take in developing a strong and effective travel risk management plan.