Travelers – particularly those on urgent business – may not have the recommended four to six weeks prior to departure to consult with a travel medicine provider for the best preventative measures.
Air safety is the safest form of transportation available. In many operating environments, flying on an airline with inadequate safety standards is still the safest option for intercity transportation.
While some cabin pressure incidents can cause serious injuries or even fatalities, most pose little threat to passengers. Basic precautionary steps can help protect travelers in the event of an emergency.
If employees sync their mobile devices to a company car’s infotainment systems, they could be unintentionally storing personal data on the car’s system, making it susceptible to hackers.
According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 50 percent of international travelers become ill during their trips to developing countries; some of these illnesses are preventable.
The scam, once confined to Mexico and Southwestern border states in the US, has seemingly spread to the rest of the US in recent years, representing a significant shift in the trend.
This phishing tactic usually asks the visitor to enter log-in credentials or personal details in an attempt to collect information used for identity theft.
The bottom line is that employers need to be familiar with and sufficiently address the issues facing their workers who travel and/or perform work abroad.
The threat of credit card data breaches and hacks throughout companies is unfortunately becoming more common as the world expands globally & technologically
Organizationally, resources and support from executive leadership are required to develop the policies, plans, and procedures needed to establish a crisis management capability.