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6 Ways Companies Can Protect Employees Traveling on Business

Given the risks business travelers face in this uncertain world, companies should take steps to protect their team.

In an uncertain world­­, traveling can feel like a big risk.

From medical emergencies to terrorist attacks, the challenges that occur while traveling are vast. When you are responsible for protecting your employees and team when they travel, the risks can feel even more ominous.

Educating employees on different types of travel and safety risks is recommended. (Photo: Shutterstock) 

Checking the news to be aware of any political unrest, natural disasters, weather conditions or military activities can help your employees take preventative measures when traveling or avoiding certain regions while abroad. (Photo: Shutterstock) 

The free U.S. STEP program provides travelers with several benefits. (Photo: Shutterstock) 

Make sure everyone in the business is prepared for a crisis and understands their roles, should a disaster occur. (Photo: Shutterstock) 

Business travel policies should be communicated company-wide to all relevant employees. (Photo: Shutterstock) 

Seek out a travel insurance program that covers crisis situations, evacuations, terrorism, kidnap and ransom and more. (Photo: Shutterstock) 

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