Working safely abroad (27112)
Finnish companies are becoming more and more international and more commonly expanding business operations to different parts of the world. This means that the staff also needs to travel more. At the same time, companies are well aware of the impact of occupational health and safety work on the success, reputation and on business continuity. The health and wellbeing of international assignees and business travellers are the responsibility of the employer. It is their duty for care. Working safely abroad - publication has three parts. The first and second parts are aimed at safety practitioners, managers and directors responsible for staff who travel overseas on business. The first part looks into legislation pertinent to travelling abroad on business. The second part looks at commonly encountered issues, highlighting personnel hazards and associated risks. The third part contains a series of checklists for travelling employees. It gives advice on what they need to do before they go, as well as how to stay healthy and safe once they’ve arrived. Also, workload management is included.