Since the SANOFI ruling of December 7, 2011 passed into case law, companies have had to go further than merely implementing measures to reduce risks: there is now an obligation to achieve a result in terms of guaranteeing the security of your employees. In the event of an accident, you may be held legally liable and systematic attempts will be made to find you guilty of an inexcusable fault.
In addition, since 2017, French Law has imposed an important responsibility in the protection of the employees and risk prevention. (Law n°2017-399 on the Duty of Care, article L.225-102-4). The duty of Care consists in establishing a Vigilance Plan in order to identify and prevent risks of human rights, environmental and health and safety violations.
Preventing the security risks associated with business travel is a very specific challenge. Numerous factors that are external to the company will need to be taken into account: the terrorism risk, the means of transport, the political stability of country, health hazards …
A global solution for the security of business travellers
To help you in fulfilling this security obligation, and however complex the environment in which you are operating, our staff can intervene to safeguard the business travel undertaken by your staff abroad.
Our 24/7 international mobility assistance pack is a global solution, extending from preparation of the trip to arrival on site. Depending on which country your staff are travelling to, we can be there to provide:
- Preparations prior to departure (training, information, awareness-raising among staff),
- Geo-tracking solutions,
- Reception services (meeting staff at the airport),
- Escort (transfers),
- Close protection.
A 24/7 crisis cell management team (CMT) at your disposal
In the event of a crisis, our 24/7 crisis cell will provide you with emergency operational support. This service enables personnel working abroad to inform others, anticipate, warn and report a critical situation.
If the crisis involves a kidnap and ransom situation covered by a special risks insurance policy, we can intervene by sending negociators on the ground to help secure the release of hostages as quickly as possible.