International SOS to Host Webinar on Duty of Care in Action: Managing the Loss of an Employee Overseas

Experts Will Discuss How to Prepare For and Manage the Loss of an Employee

Aug 16, 2011, 09:00 ET from International SOS

TREVOSE, Pa., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --


International SOS, the world's leading provider of integrated medical, international healthcare and security assistance services, and Jean Harvey, formerly of PricewaterhouseCoopers and currently a consultant with Blossoms Healthcare LLP.

Keynote Speakers:

  • Patrick Deroose

              Group General Manager, Corporate Assistance Division, International SOS

  • Jean Harvey

              (Retired) Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers

              Consultant, Blossoms Healthcare LLP


  • Erin Giordano

             Marketing Communications Director, International SOS


International SOS will examine the not often discussed but vitally important subject of repatriating mortal remains. The complimentary Webinar will cover common challenges, key considerations and best practices, including working with families and employees during a very difficult time. Additionally, experts will provide answers to the following questions:

  • What happens when an employee passes away while working overseas?

  • How can having the proper plans in place help you to effectively manage a worst case scenario?

  • What bureaucratic and legal obstacles could complicate repatriation?

Following the discussion, webinar attendees are invited to participate in a Q&A session with the keynote speakers listed above.


Tuesday, August 16, 2011

1 to 2 p.m. EDT


Follow this link to register and join the webinar. (

If you are unable to attend, use this link to request a recording, to be emailed no later than three business days after the webinar. (


Human resources, security, risk and safety, travel, medical, compensation and benefits, and business continuity professionals will benefit from this webinar. Attendees will receive certification through HRCI.  Human resource professionals who attend this webinar will receive 1.00 (Strategic-International) recertification credit hours toward PHR®, SPHR®, and GPHR® through the HR Certification Institute.

About International SOS

International SOS ( is the world's leading international healthcare, medical assistance, and security services company. Operating in over 70 countries, International SOS provides integrated medical, clinical, and security solutions to organizations with international operations. Services include planning and preventative programs, in-country expertise, and emergency response. A global team of 7,000 employees led by 970 full-time physicians and 200 security specialists provides health and security support to enable its members to operate wherever they work or travel. Members include 69 percent of the Fortune Global 500 companies.

SOURCE International SOS