International SOS to Host Seventh Essential Step in Webinar Series on Duty of Care Responsibility

Tim Daniel from International SOS to lead expert panel on how to guide, support, and assist employees anytime, anywhere in the world

May 16, 2013, 16:04 ET from International SOS

TREVOSE, Pa., May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- International SOS, the world's leading medical and security services company, will hold its latest webinar in the series, "Start to Finish: Eight Essential Steps for Duty of Care," on Thursday, May 23, focusing on how organizations can prepare and support their traveling employees globally, any time day or night.

This is the seventh step in the eight-part complimentary webinar series aimed to enhance, challenge, and ensure that organizations are fulfilling their Duty of Care obligations.

Step 7: Who You "Gonna" Call?
How to guide, support, and assist anytime, anywhere
Thursday, May 23, 2013, 1 - 2 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time

It's inevitable. Your travelers or expatriates (or their family members) will eventually face a crisis related to their health or safety. Is your organization ready to act?

Led by Tim Daniel, Group Executive VP for International SOS, a panel of experts will guide attendees through this critical step with the following in mind:

  • The importance of pre-travel advice and setting policies to empower employees, students and others to steer clear of danger;
  • Key ways to activate a plan and evacuations;
  • How to keep everyone on the same page so a medical or security incident can be effectively managed;
  • Preventing medical and security evacuations.

Daniel will be joined by Catherine Defrancesco, MHA, Senior Associate Administrator & Director, Student Health Plans, Engemann Student Health Center, University of Southern California; Andrew Torres, Global Manager, Health, Safety & Emergency Management,; and Scott A. Wilson, PhD, GPHR, SPHR, Director, Global Human Resources, ENVIRON International Corporation who will take attendees through some of their own real-world practices.

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, HSE and legal.


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 register to receive the recording within three business days after the event.

Offering Credit Hours:

This program has been approved for 1 (Specified-International) recertification credit hour toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at

Security professionals who attend will receive 1 credit hour toward PCI, CPP, and PSP through ASIS International. For more information about certification, please visit ASIS Online.

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

About International SOS

International SOS ( is the world's leading medical & travel security risk services company operating from over 700 sites in 76 countries with 10,000 employees, led by 1,200 physicians and 200 security specialists. Our global services include assessing medical and travel security risks, advising on preventative programs with in-country expertise and assisting with emergency response for business travelers and global assignees. We serve multinational corporate clients, governments and NGOs and support them to achieve their Duty of Care responsibilities.

SOURCE International SOS