Introduction to Duty of Care

About the Course

This introduction to Duty of Care sets the frame for looking at risks MSF staff are exposed to through their work. This introduction outlines fundamental concepts of duty of care. It paves the way for more detailed tutored DoC discussions at various levels of training.

Target Audience

This course is addressed at anybody involved in staff-related risk analysis.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • define duty of care, 
  • explain the transversality of risk analysis through 4 pilars of DoC, and 
  • explain the 3 phases related to risk exposure and management.

List of Contents

  • Security, safety (including health), legal and administrative pillars of Duty of Care
  • Pre- and post exposure risk management activities


Participants will receive a badge upon completion.