International SOS to Launch Webinar Series on the Eight Essential Steps to Fulfilling Duty of Care Responsibility Tim Daniel and John Rendeiro from International SOS to lead first webinar analyzing and responding to risks and threats to the global workforce

TREVOSE, Pa., Sept. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- International SOS, the world's leading medical and security services company, has announced the launch of a new eight-step webinar series aimed to enhance, challenge and ensure organizations are fulfilling their Duty of Care obligations. "Start to Finish: Eight Essential Steps for Duty of Care" will launch Thursday, Sept. 27, with the first step in the series analyzing the risks and threats to a global workforce.

Over the coming months, industry experts and practitioners will take a deep look at the essential best practices to implement a successful travel risk management program, utilizing Dr. Lisbeth Claus'* 8-Step Duty of Care Model. Each complimentary, 60-minute webinar explores an engaging, timely topic from each of the steps so organizations can keep their global workforce healthy, safe and secure.

Step 1: Where Are The Danger Zones?
How to Analyze Risks & Threats to Your Global Workforce
Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012, 1 to 2 p.m. EDT

The first webinar in this series will be moderated by Tim Daniel, Group Executive Vice President, International SOS, and will examine the process of analyzing and responding to security threat information related to terrorism, civil unrest, crime, and other events. He will be joined by John Rendeiro, Vice President, Global Security and Intelligence, International SOS, who will detail the criteria used by intelligence analysts in government and private sectors to evaluate threats and make decisions regarding dissemination of threat information.

On the response side, the practical implications of release of threat information to the general public will be examined, as well as use of such information by law enforcement and security professionals.

Who Should Attend:

Anyone who manages or is responsible for employees overseas will benefit from this webinar, including those in the areas of medical, security, human resources, business continuity, risk management, travel, and legal.

Register:

Follow this link to register to attend this webinar. Anyone who registers for all eight thought leadership webinars will be sent a Duty of Care Certificate of Completion.

Can't Attend?

Follow this link to receive the recording within three business days after the event.

Learn more managing the risks of a global workforce at Dialogues on Duty of Care.

Download International SOS's white paper, Duty of Care and Travel Risk Management Global Benchmarking Study, a first of its kind research report that measures how well global companies implement best practices to safeguard traveling employees, and provides employers with a road map for successfully fulfilling their duty of care obligation.

*About the study author:

Lisbeth Claus, PhD, SPHR, GPHR, is a Professor of Global Human Resources at the Atkinson Graduate School of Management of Willamette University in Salem, Oregon (USA). Dr. Claus has been widely published in academic and professional journals on subject matters related to a wide variety of global HR management issues. Dr. Claus is the author of Duty of Care and Travel Risk Management Global Benchmarking Study.

About International SOS

International SOS (www.internationalsos.com) is the world's leading medical & security services company operating from over 700 sites in 76 countries with 10,000 employees, led by 1,100 physicians and 200 security specialists. Our global services include medical and risk planning, preventative programs, in-country expertise and emergency response for travelers, expatriates and their dependents of over 70 percent of the Fortune 500 companies.

SOURCE International SOS



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