TAKING A HOLISTIC VIEW OF HEALTH AND SAFETY ON MAJOR PROJECTS
Managing health and safety on project sites and in remote areas carries unique challenges and requires a self-sufficient infrastructure. This includes site security and emergency medical care.
Due to these demanding work locations and complexities in the value chain, companies operating in the Engineering and Construction sectors face extraordinary challenges compared to other industries.
With a strong focus on prevention, International SOS works with you to build a holistic healthcare solution that evolves with your business. We support your business continuity agenda at all times, by providing timely and quality medical care to your employees, increasing their productivity, and reducing lost time injuries. We also provide security support to ensure your people remain safe, even in the most remote or hostile environments.
From preventing unnecessary recordable injuries, to retaining your employees, our capabilities ensure the wellbeing of your people is protected. We help reduce medical costs, enhance HSE performance and maximise your productivity.
Key Challenges faced by the Engineering & Construction Sector
of all injuries resulting in lost days of work happen within the construction industry
construction workers missed days of work due to injuries in 2019
paid each year by employers and their insurers in workers’ compensation benefits, or nearly $500 per covered employee
WHY PARTNER WITH INTERNATIONAL SOS?
Overall Cost Reduction
International SOS has unrivalled understanding of the challenges faced by companies working in the engineering and construction industry. We deliver leading health solutions that support your HSE agenda and provide overall cost reduction and productivity gains, without compromising on quality.
Improve your medical case management processes and HSE statistics with our proprietary injury and illness case management escalation processes.
Best-in-Class Medical Personnel
To ensure your specific needs are met, our medical personnel undergo stringent recruitment, initial training and ongoing professional development. This ensures you are supported by industry experts with one of the lowest turnover rates, for consistent delivery of your project.
Consistency No Matter Where You Operate
To help your business grow, we have built a dedicated infrastructure in key markets around the world. Combining local knowledge within a global network ensures you have a consistent and replicable solution, no matter where you operate.
BENEFITS TO YOU AND YOUR ORGANISATION
How We Support Clients
International SOS provided health and safety assistance to a construction company during the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada.
Remote Rotational Worker Study
The International SOS Foundation and Affinity Health at Work, an occupational health psychology consultancy and research group, published a ground-breaking global study into the psychological impacts of remote rotational work.
Return on Prevention Study
The research, published by Prevent, investigates the latest thinking on the risks associated with international assignments and the cost of a failed assignment. In fact, the cost-benefit analysis shows that $1 invested in a medical check programme returns a benefit ranging from $1.6 to $2.53.