Duty of Care - Staff on Overseas Deployments: 17-18 March 2016

This two day workshop provides staff travelling overseas with an understanding of the threats and risks that may be experienced whilst travelling in an official capacity on behalf of an employer and with information which can be proactively used to protect themselves. The workshop also provides employers with the confidence that they are proactively addressing their ‘Duty of Care’ obligations that ensure staff are able to operate in a safe and secure environment. The workshop is suited for all staff who travel, nationally or internationally for work; irrespective of whether long or short term.

The workshop has been designed to enable attendees to better understand the different threats and the risks that exist and how to correctly manage them so they can undertake their work safely and securely.

Who Should Attend?

  • Government officials

  • Staff of aid & humanitarian organisations

  • Diplomatic staff

  • Oil & Gas sector personnel

  • Sales executives

  • Teaching staff

  • Construction and engineering companies

  • Manufacturers

  • Supply chain and logistic companies

  • Management teams who send staff overseas

  • Any individuals who regularly travel overseas and want to better understand the risks.

Key Objectives

  • Understanding the importance of ‘Duty of Care’ practises

  • Increasing levels of situational awareness

  • Understanding cultural pitfalls

  • Ability to research before deployment

  • Increase levels of personal security

  • Understand accommodation security requirements

  • Understanding the importance of travel risk management planning

  • Understanding the importance of communications planning

  • Understand the importance of medical treatment coverage

  • Provide incident management skills

  • Enable attendees to understanding welfare issues and potential impacts

  • To enable attendees to better understand and manage the risks that can be faced whilst working overseas.

Workshop Host

Andy Davis is a recognised expert in security, risk and crisis management in difficult and hostile environments. Having worked and ensured the wellbeing of staff and organisations in countries as diverse as Uganda, Colombia, Pakistan and Kazakhstan Andy is able to bring a wealth of experiences and knowledge to the workshop that is difficult to be matched by others.

In addition to international operational experiences, Andy is a regular speaker at international security and risk management conferences as well as contributing to international trade publications. He holds a MSc.in Security and Risk Management, is a Chartered Security Professional, a Fellow of the Security Institute and a board Certified Protection Professional (CPP) in the United States.

Workshop Facilities

Based on Aycliffe Business Park, Trident Manor utilises in-house facilities to deliver the workshop and associated training programmes. Due to the ease of connectivity with road, rail and airport services the facilities offer a professional and comfortable environment in which to learn. Nearby there is a wide range of suitable hotel accommodation that caters for all budgets.

Workshop Information

Workshop Size: Maximum 20 attendees

Timings: The workshop will commence at 0900 hrs and finish at 1700 hrs both days.

Workshop Cost: £165.00 (Ex-VAT) per attendee. Group discounts may be available.

Included in workshop fee:

  • Certificate of Attendance

  • Handouts

  • Light lunch & refreshments

Not included:

  • Transfers

  • Accommodation and subsistence

  • Meals other than stated

Workshop bookings: All bookings via enquiries@tridentmanor.com, payable in advance and subject to conditions. Further information: enquiries@tridentmanor.com, or 0191 308 0319.

Staff on Overseas Deployments
Workshop Facilities

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