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Learning outside the classroom builds a pupil’s confidence and provides rich experiences as well as vital preparation for life beyond academia. But, taking young people to an unfamiliar environment presents a very unique set of health and security challenges.
Zika virus news and resources – International SOS
Key medical information on the outbreak evolution. Zika is an emerging infectious disease that is transmitted to people through mosquito bites. An increasing number of travellers are being diagnosed with the disease after they return home.
Travel risk management and prevention
Today, our network of 5,200 medical and security experts look after our clients 24/7 no matter where their business takes them. In an ever-changing world, the growing focus has been on the importance of prevention and the necessity of preparing employees before they leave home.
3 Top tips to improve resilience
Managers are in danger of being drawn into a very low level of detail that could be addressed more efficiently: time spent tracking people down and trying to communicate could be reduced in order to make additional time for addressing the bigger picture.
Occupational Health in Russia
For organisations, Russia can pose various challenges when trying to comply with their health and safety regulations. Organisations have a moral and legal responsibility to provide Duty of Care to their employees and understanding the Occupational Health standards in the country is the first step.
Peer-to-peer sharing of goods and services, including transport and accommodation facilitated through companies such as Uber and Airbnb, has transformed leisure travel in unprecedented ways. However, using these services for business-related travel creates new risk challenges for employers that need to be managed and mitigated.
Well-dressed business travellers, carrying smart phones and laptops, are at increased risk of being victims of petty crimes like pick-pocketing. 46% of large organisations report dealing with occurrences of this threat over a three-year period.