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Name: European Communities (Minimum Safety and Health Requirements for Improved Medical Treatment on Board Vessels) Regulations, 1997 (No. 506 of 1997).
Country: Ireland
Subject(s): Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1997-12-16
Entry into force:
Published on: Official Gazette, Statutory Instruments, 37 p.
ISN: IRL-1997-R-48500
Bibliography: Official Gazette, Statutory Instruments, 37 p.
Abstract/Citation: Sets forth which medical supplies are to be carried aboard specified categories of ships, including life-boats. Determines which types of ships shall provide a sickbay or a medical doctor on board. Owners of vessels which carry dangerous substances shall also carry specified antidotes. Also provides for the establishment of a radio medical consultation service for seafarers.
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