CHAPTER ONE

Duty 
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ORIGINS
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Duty of care and travel risk management: Origins

  1. 1. CHAPTER ONE Duty Of Care
  2. 2. ORIGINS The  concept  and  legisla0on  rela0ng  to  occupa0onal  or  workplace   health  and  safety  is  not  new.  While  it  has  its  origins  in  the  mid  1800’s,   contemporary  laws  have  been  in  existence  since  the  1970’s.       Duty  of  care  is  not  the  specific  nor  focal  element  of  the  exis0ng  laws.   Duty  of  care  is  a  subset  of  the  health  and  safety  laws.  A  point  unknown   or  confused  by  many.       •  First  introduced  into  law  in  the  US  in  1972  as  the  Occupa&onal   Safety  and  Health  Act  1970   •  Enacted  in  the  Health  and  Safety  at  Work  Act  1974  in  the  UK   •  Australia,  New  Zealand,  Canada,  Hong  Kong,  Singapore,  Indonesia,   Japan  and  Malaysia  follow  with  similar  legisla0on  during  the  1970’s   which  is  modeled  on  the  UK  act.     •  Ra0fied  by  52  countries,  the  ILO  Conven&on  155,  Occupa&onal   Safety  and  Health  Conven&on  1981   •  Bill  C-­‐45,  Industrial  manslaughter,  Canadian  Criminal  Code   introduced   •  Corporate  Manslaughter  and  Corporate  Homicide  Act  2007  [UK)   added     Furnish to each of his employees employment and a place of employment which are free from recognized hazards that are causing or likely to cause death or serious physical harm to his employees. -  Occupational Health & Safety Act 1970 (US) Section 5(a)(1) “
  3. 3. If you’re interested in understanding how to instantly evaluate, educate and monitor the risk for every single traveller and business trip as part of your travel health, safety, security and risk management “ What begins as a workplace extension, ends in a business anywhere opportunity ” -­‐  Tony  Ridley  CEO  Intelligent  Travel  

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