Duty of Care

Customize NC4 Risk Center™ to Fit Your Business

Customize NC4 Risk Center™ to Fit Your Business

NC4 Risk Center® is a unique safety and security solution because it caters to the particular demands of your business, serving Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, manufacturing companies, large commercial enterprises, global organizations, banking and finance companies.

Breaking Down the State Department’s Reconsider Travel List

Breaking Down the State Department’s Reconsider Travel List

As business changes with advancing technology and a more mobile workforce, the legal obligation of companies to provide Duty of Care to their employees becomes increasingly relevant. A company is responsible...

It’s an Unpredictable World: 4 Features of ActivPoint® To Keep Your Employees Safe

It’s an Unpredictable World: 4 Features of ActivPoint® To Keep Your Employees Safe

Companies have a legal and moral duty to provide the highest possible level of care to their employees—especially those employees who put themselves at risk with business travel. ActivPoint is an indispensable...

4 Ways NC4 Risk Center Can Help Protect Organizations

4 Ways NC4 Risk Center Can Help Protect Organizations

NC4 is a brand that has proven its worth to an array of businesses in the realm of risk mitigation. We help companies feel more secure and alert in day-to-day operations across the globe. NC4 Risk Center™, in particular, assists organizations with tools to achieve greater physical security and travel risk management . NC4 Risk Center is just one of the advanced tools in the portfolio of safety and security products we offer.

Building a Strong Mass Notification System

Building a Strong Mass Notification System

As critical as planning for emergency situations is, all that work and preparation will be wasted if communication systems are not in place when they are crucially needed. The concept of communication systems covers a wide spectrum of possible uses for a large organization, but one of the most front-facing is a mass notification system.

The Threat of the Zika Virus and Your Traveling Employees

The Threat of the Zika Virus and Your Traveling Employees

One of the most prevalent questions for travelers today is, "Am I going to be exposed to the Zika virus?" NC4 understands the importance of travel risk management and works with organizations as they contemplate decisions pertaining to travel risk exposure.

Duty of Care and Your Traveling Employees

Duty of Care and Your Traveling Employees

Employees traveling abroad are at a disadvantage since they are not familiar with the culture and environment in which they venture into, and since they are working on your behalf, you agree to be responsible for them. At least that's the oversimplified gist of the "duty of care" model as it applies to travel risk assessment for American businesses.

how to better protect your employees when traveling

how to better protect your employees when traveling

While incidents may be few and far between, your employees take considerable risks when they travel, especially when they travel internationally. You have an obligation to protect your employees, and that begins with gaining knowledge of the potential risks so that you can properly plan for how best to minimize them.

European Middle Eastern terror attacks underscore need for duty of care planning

In the wake of a purposeful act or terror or large natural disaster, the importance of active, knowledgeable duty of care planning is clear. While some events are unavoidable, businesses that plan for the potential of danger- and follow through on those strategies - can mitigate damage and keep their employees safe.

Massive emigration stressing European transit systems borders

The recent mass migration of residents of Syria and other unstable countries to parts of Europe has seen an exceptional amount of news coverage. The many aspects of the dangerous trek from a war-torn country to much safer lands in the European Union has fueled discussions of policy, practicality and response, along with plenty of human interest stories and comparisons of different countries' responses.

Protecting employees from inevitable business travel risk

Travel may look like an unavoidable requirement for many businesses, and is often much more than that. Sending employees out on the road or through the air to meet with clients, partners, suppliers and other organizations can make operations more effective and generally improve success.

Widespread flight cancelations point to need for duty of care planning

The blizzard of January 2015 may have been more bark than bite in some affected areas, where predictions for snowfall were high and actual accumulation was low.

Tensions in ongoing Hong Kong protests reach a higher pitch

After many weeks of mostly non-violent protests by student groups and other pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong's capital region, tensions are starting to rise.

Burkina Faso protests lead to attacks on government buildings

Anti-government protests in the West African country of Burkina Faso have taken a violent turn as demonstrators have started to damage official buildings. The Wall Street Journal reported that the protests are centered around the long-term rule of Blaise Compaore, who holds the title of president and has been democratically elected, although he became leader through a violent coup in the 1980s.

Chicago area FAA station fixed as flights finally return to normal

The good news for travelers coming in and out of the biggest city in the Midwest is that O'Hare and Midway airports are back to full operational capacity. The bad news, in retrospect, is that it took close to three weeks for the repairs to an air-traffic control center in nearby Aurora to be completed.

Hong Kong protests create widespread delays in travel

Hong Kong protests create widespread delays in travel

Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong that started on Sept. 27 are proving to be more than a passing concern - the major demonstrations are approaching a week in length and attracting thousands upon thousands of students and professionals.

Icelandic volcano imposes travel risks after possible eruption

In 2011, the Grimsvotn, one of Iceland's most active sub-glacier volcanoes, erupted, clogging airspace and causing all air travel to shut down from Iceland as smoke caused flight issues in the nation. In 2010, a large cloud of smoke from the Eyjafjoell volcano in Iceland shot debris six miles into the air, which floated across the sea and into parts of northern Europe. While both incidents were massive and caused serious problems for millions of travelers, Iceland is once again warning people of another volcanic threat.

Duty of care obligations necessary during Russian and Ukrainian turmoil

Tensions are rising yet again between Ukraine and Russia, which could increase the travel concerns for U.S. businesses sending corporate travelers abroad.

Creating an effective duty of care plan for traveling workers

It's important for businesses to have a safety net when it comes to protecting their workers, and even more so when employees are traveling abroad.

Corporate jet trips and travel costs growing in the US

Corporate travel is a part of nearly all major businesses in the world, but some companies even take a step further with corporate jets to get CEOs, COOs and other business executives from point A to point B.

Corporate travelers need to manage stress while abroad

Corporate travelers have a lot on their plates when moving around the globe on business. One of the dangers that affects corporate travelers the most is handling stress while on the road or away from home.

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