Employer Duty of Care in Asia Pacific Jurisdictions

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Employer Duty of Care in Asia Pacific Jurisdictions


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.

This document only provides brief information on the state of the law in various Asia Pacific jurisdictions and general advice on insurance products offered by Chubb in different countries in the Asia Pacific region. The contents of this document are for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice in any form or manner whatsoever. You should read the policy documents specific to your region to determine whether any of the insurance products discussed are right for you or your business, noting different limits, exclusions, terms and conditions apply in each country, and not all cover is available in all countries. This document should not be relied on for legal advice or policy coverage and cannot be viewed as a substitute to obtaining proper legal or other professional advice, or for reading the policy documents.

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