Focus needed on worker safety abroad

Hofmann, Mark A.; Bradford, Michael
March 2005
Business Insurance;3/21/2005, Vol. 39 Issue 12, p11
This article suggests that keeping tabs on employees traveling and working overseas and making sure they are equipped to handle potential security problems is a high priority for some companies. Neil C. Livingstone, chief executive officer of the firm Global Options Inc., a Washington-based risk management services company, says that most companies are not doing enough right now, given the way liability issues are evolving. A number of insurers provide travel accident insurance that covers a range of workforces and exposures. They generally provide evacuation, repatriation of remains, disability and accident insurance.


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