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Duty of Care Summit & Awards 2017 - International SOS Foundation

1 February 2017

Achievements in travel risk management rarely receive the recognition they deserve – which is why GRSP is glad to share with you that our member, International SOS Foundation, has announced its second annual global Duty of Care Summit & Awards 2017 which is now taking entries.

The awards aim to honour those who have developed best practices or innovated in health, travel and security risk management to protect their employees working across borders. The awards are open to all companies, institutions and non-government organizations in all sectors.

New guide to managing mobile workers’ safety, health and security

21 June 2016

A new guide on mobile workers' safety was launched today (June 21) at the Safety and Health Expo in London. The publication, 'Managing the safety, health and security of mobile workers', was developed jointly by the International SOS Foundation and the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) and addresses the need for careful planning and preparation in considering worker wellbeing and medical, personal safety and security issues.

After outlining the principles of assessing risk, the new publication makes the case for dynamic risk assessment, in which risk is constantly

Launch of Road Safety Travel Risk Map

9 June 2016

Working in collaboration with GRSP and utilizing data from the WHO Global Status Report on Road Safety 2015, International SOS Foundation today launched a new Road Safety overlay feature to their Travel Risk Map.

The interactive Travel Risk Map has been a widely used resource for business travellers in understanding the risks posed when visiting or relocating to foreign countries in terms of travel security and medical risk.

With road crashes one of the top five causes of medical evacuations managed by International SOS, factors such as road laws, fleet and infrastructure conditions and