A moral or legal obligation to ensure the safety or well-being of others: employers have a duty of care to their employees road authorities owe a duty of care to keep roads as safe as possible
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- The Prison Service has a duty of care to its prisoners and also a duty to protect society.
- We believe government has a duty of care to provide safe and efficient public transport for all the populace, and to properly maintain its infrastructure.
- We have a duty of care to our pupils and we can't put pupils at risk.