Duty of Care for Workforce Travel

Oct 14, 2021
What is Duty of Care and does your organization have the proper tools to manage this critical responsibility effectively? Read on to know more about why it is becoming increasingly important to be prepared to manage risk and provide safety and security to your staff in the event of a travel disruption.

Increased peace of mind for both employers and employees

Duty of Care provides travellers an assurance that they will be taken care of, and it provides employers an easy, quick, and standardized way of locating and communicating with their employees in the case of an emergency.

Proactive vs. reactive solutions

In the event of a natural disaster or a potential safety risk of an employee, Duty of Care offers a proactive solution to mitigating risks and ensuring the safety of your travellers as opposed to a reactive solution where employers are struggling to make last minute arrangements.

Supports Certificate of Recognition (COR) Audit

A Certificate of Recognition (COR) is awarded to employers who develop health and safety programs that meet established standards. The Duty of Care program helps in supporting in a successful Certificate of Recognition (COR) Audit.

OHS compliance

Occupational Health and Safety, or OHS/WHS, is an essential component of the management system in any workplace. Having a Duty of Care program in place is an important part of OHS compliance.

Risk mitigation

While Duty of Care is required for regulatory compliance with local and international laws for companies operating abroad, organizations also approach it as long-term risk mitigation in case an emergency arises.

How can LodgeLink help you?

Protect your employees with LodgeLink’s Duty of Care technology. Read about what we offer, program features, and how we can help you coordinate with your employees and be better prepared to respond to any emergency.
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