If your business is to demonstrate adequate safety management,
As specified by the law and international standards,
You must firstly demonstrate evidence of knowledge.
Knowledge of the prevailing legal safety requirements, as it applies to travel.
Knowledge of domestic and international safety management standards, as it applies to travel.
Knowledge of safety management systems, processes and controls, as it applies to travel.
Knowledge of the hazards, threats and risks associated with the safety or your staff and employees, as it relates to travel.
Knowledge of accepted risk management standards and procedures, as it relates to travel.
To test this within your business, select one traveller and one trip.
Now demonstrate all the above, as it applies to that specific traveller and that specific journey.
Now apply it to 10 travellers and 10 business trips.
Is the information, outcomes and evidence unique and specific to each traveller and trip?
If not, you don’t have adequate evidence to demonstrate travel safety management, in addition to having insufficient knowledge of the subject.
The learn more about business travel safety management and your obligations,
Visit www.isitsafe.travel .
Next, in this series on travel safety management, we examine business relevance, step 2 of 6 required for holistic business travel safety and risk management.
Safety through evidence, not assumptions.