Good health: Food safety

Last updated: 23 July 2015

Keep your workforce healthy, happy and productive


Foodborne and waterborne diarrhoeal diseases kill an estimated two million people a year.

Good health is central to human happiness and well-being. We encourage employers everywhere to think about the health of their staff and how they can act to improve food safety.


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Keep your employees protected and business moving, so you can focus on your core activities.

  • Assess and understand the risks of exposure at your destination: We analyse and evaluate any location you are sending your employees to and recommend measures that help mitigate risks.

  • Educate your travellers before they depart: Through our specialist medical information and education programmes, we help you to prepare your travellers for the local situation as well as giving advice on measures to take should the situation deteriorate.

  • Around the clock access for your travellers to specific local advice: Our qualified doctors and security specialists are there for your employees, no matter what, where or when.

Five simple tips for safer food


Taking care every day when making meals and drinks can prevent illnesses caused by unsafe food and water. 

  • Keep yourself and your kitchen clean.

  • Keep raw and cooked foods separated.

  • Cook food thoroughly.

  • Keep food at safe temperatures.

  • Use safe water and raw materials.


About World Health Day

The World Health Day is a global health awareness day celebrated every year on 7 April, under the sponsorship of the World Health Organization. More information can be found here.