Headline crises such as terrorist attacks, war and natural disasters highlight some of the risks employees face overseas. In addition to these high profile threats, chronic and sudden illness, infectious disease, and injury from motor vehicle accidents are all too frequent.
Increasingly, organizations are held accountable under occupational health and safety legislation to show they demonstrate management of these risks. Potential consequences to employers are severe and include impact to business operations and continuity, expensive medical bills and evacuation costs, premature ending of expatriate assignments, and ligation by employees.
International SOS helps corporations manage the health and security risks facing their international travelers and expatriates. We support a diverse range of industries: biotechnology and pharmaceuticals; banking, financial services and consulting; food, retail and consumer goods; technology; travel and entertainment; industrial goods; and publishing and broadcasting.
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