Standards for the medical examination of seafarers and coastal pilots
When an applicant presents for a medical:
- Refer to the relevant job task analysis in Annex 1 of these standards.
- Examine the applicant and note any abnormalities on either history or physical examination.
- If any abnormalities are detected, refer to the appropriate section in the standard.
- Complete the Medical Examination Report, Certificate of Medical Fitness and make appropriate follow-up and referral arrangements for applicants found to be temporarily or permanently unfit for duties.