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Workplace Violence Prevention Program – 3 Areas to Review

21 Oct 2021

Workplace Violence Prevention – 3 areas to review as employees return to the office Ideally, your Workplace Violence Prevention Program (WPVPP) should be reviewed (at least) annually. Pre-Covid-19, in the most part, there would be no major changes. However, with the pandemic shifting (for some permanently) the workplace dynamic between the office/ home environment, we […]

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An Overview of OSHA’s Instruction on Home Offices

20 Oct 2021

  Whilst it is anticipated the majority of employees will eventually return to the office, it is expected the trend of more people working from home will continue for some time yet if not permanently, on a hybrid model. All employers will of course want to be doing their utmost to ensure the safety and […]

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Development Assistant, starting September 2021

19 Jul 2021

beTravelwise (BTW) has a full-time position for a Development Assistant (DA) to help the directors deliver customised elearning, animations and translation projects for their clients. The role requires the incumbent to be methodical and detailed in compiling client information and comparing versions of products. The DA should be confident in using a range of software […]

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Flying to the UK: travel during Covid, April 2021

13 May 2021

Justine Oliver, an Account Director at beTravelwise, has just returned to the UK from France and has written an account of the Covid measures that she experienced. She provides pointers, tips and advice for those considering travel. Whilst the UK was her destination, the following rules may apply equally to travellers returning to the UK. […]

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10 Interesting Travel Safety Statistics

02 Apr 2021

In 2015, we published an article on Travel Risk statistics, given this has been our most viewed page, we have updated some of these 10 potentially interesting statistics. All figures have been taken from government or well-respected sources and referenced at the bottom.

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Travel Safety eLearning: A Reasonable and Practicable Alternative to In-Person Travel Risk Mitigation

21 Dec 2020

We were very fortunate and honoured to be asked by ASIS International to write an article on Travel Safety eLearning. Saul wrote the following. https://www.asisonline.org/security-management-magazine/latest-news/online-exclusives/2020/travel-safety-elearning/ Travel Safety eLearning: A Reasonable and Practicable Alternative to In-Person Travel Risk Mitigation By Saul Shanagher 17 December 2020During a recent call with the security director of a large multinational […]

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Working from Home – Security, Health, Productivity and Well-being

08 May 2020

Covid-19 has shaken up our world in every possible way and suddenly having to work from home has been a huge challenge for many of us.  As some countries prepare to ease the lockdown, for many employees this will not mean easing back into an office environment.  Working from home is likely to remain a constant or at least periodic requirement for months to come. To help employees adapt to this new reality, we have put together some of the most useful tips on maintaining security, health, productivity and well-being in this new working reality.

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Free video: how to minimise your risk of catching and spreading COVID-19

26 Mar 2020

As a free resource, beTravelwise released a video on how to minimise your risk of catching and spreading COVID-19. You can watch this on the Vimeo link below and if required download it from the Vimeo site (as indicated by the red circle in the below screenshot) and use/share as required. We allowed our clients […]

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February 2020 Newsletter

12 Feb 2020

Welcome to our first newsletter of the 20s! 1. New Videos Released – Access Control & Tailgating Awareness – Preparing for and Reacting to Earthquakes – Preparing for and Reacting to Storms – Ethnic & Religious Minority Travellers – Workplace Fire Safety Our latest animation raises awareness of the importance of access control and how […]

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Preventable travel risks; theft and violence?

07 Jan 2020

In the wake of the tragic death of a British man in Argentina [1], killed during a robbery outside his hotel, a considerable number of articles relating to this incident and travel risk have been shared and commented upon across social media, especially LinkedIn.  Shortly afterwards, another article was posted in which a similar occurrence […]

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