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Employer duty of care in Asia Pacific jurisdictions

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While legislation varies from country to country across the Asia Pacific region, businesses small and large, have an obligation to look after their employees and mitigate the risks their employees face while at work, traveling for business, or whilst on secondment. This obligation is referred to as Duty of Care.

In this white paper developed by Chubb in Asia Pacific, learn about the region’s Duty of Care legal landscape in Australia, China, Hong Kong SAR, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.


Highlights in the report

  1. Learn about the Asia Pacific region’s Duty of Care legal landscape.
  2. Examples of employers who were found to have breached their duty of care obligations in different jurisdictions.
  3. Discover how employers may effectively manage their duty of care responsibilities in work, or when their employees are traveling on business within their home country or abroad.
  4. Find out how insurance may, in certain cases, help reduce financial risk exposure and avoid or reduce reputational damage if and when a workplace incident occurs.



Employer duty of care in Asia Pacific Jurisdictions

Learn about the Asia Pacific region’s Duty of Care legal landscape and actual cases of employers who have breached their obligations.

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Disclaimer - The content of the above article is not intended to constitute professional advice. Although all content is believed to be accurate, Chubb Insurance Singapore Limited (Chubb) makes no warranty or guarantee about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the content of this article. Users relying on any content do so at their own risk.

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