Chair, Travel for Work
The Travel for Work Interest Group aims to establish a ‘Best Practice for Travel for Work Medical Guidelines’ to assist Travel Health and Occupational Medicine Practitioners consult with corporate employers and organizations to keep their employees and members safe, healthy, and productive while travelling abroad and upon their return. The goal of this group is not to establish occupational health specific guidelines, requirements or standards, as these already exist within a country or industry.
The goal of this group is to, through inter-collegial consultation within the ISTM forum, provide international best practice guidelines for sending employees abroad focusing on employer duty of care, destination specific disease risk mitigation, safety issues and access to adequate medical care.
The types of travelers targeted in this group include, but is not limited to:
This group will assess: