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.
Hotels should be sharing just what the attendees, who are unfamiliar with the property, need to know so they can respond quickly in case of an incident at the property.
Privacy cannot and should not be total in a hotel as guest and employee security and safety must be taken into consideration.
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.
Organizationally, resources and support from executive leadership are required to develop the policies, plans, and procedures needed to establish a crisis management capability.
Phase 4 of the Real ID act goes into full effect on January 22, 2018, requiring that travelers present a Real ID compliant form of identification when boarding domestic flights.
Children and vulnerable adults face unique threats because of their inability to recognize and protect themselves from danger.
Everyone, especially outdoor workers, should take steps to protect themselves from the heat and lengthy sun exposure, to reduce the risk of illness or injury.