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?
Staff of aid & humanitarian organisations
Oil & Gas sector personnel
Construction and engineering companies
Supply chain and logistic companies
Management teams who send staff overseas
Any individuals who regularly travel overseas and want to better understand the risks.
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.
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.
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 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
Light lunch & refreshments
Accommodation and subsistence
Meals other than stated
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