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Guidelines on the medical examinations of seafarers


Year: 2011
Language: english
Author: International Labour Organization
Genre: Guide
Publisher: International Labour Office
Edition: 1st
ISBN: 978-92-2-125097-5
Format: PDF
Quality: eBook
Pages count: 69
Description: These Guidelines have been endorsed by the ILO Governing Body and the IMO Maritime Safety Committee to provide complementary advice to competent authorities, medical practitioners and all stakeholders of the shipping industry on the application of the MLC, 2006, and the STCW Convention, 1978, as amended, with regard to safeguarding the health of seafarers and promoting safety at sea.
These Guidelines supersede the Guidelines for Conducting Pre-sea and Periodic Medical Fitness Examinations for Seafarers, which were published by the ILO and the World Health Organization (WHO) in 1997.
Disseminating these Guidelines and ensuring their implementation should contribute towards harmonizing the standards for medical examinations of seafarers and improving the quality and effectiveness of the medical care provided to seafarers.
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