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DUTY OF CARE AT WORK

Duty of care—you might have heard the phrase tossed around by companies touting their dedication to their employees. You might just associate it with liability lawsuits and big payouts. But what exactly is it?

According to Collins Dictionary, duty of care is “the legal obligation to safeguard others from harm while they are in your care, using your services, or exposed to your activities.”

Its clear from this definition that duty of care applies to all kinds of organizations, from churches and Boy Scout groups, to hospitals and schools.

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