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Document ID (ISN)104458
CIS number 05-579
Year 2005
Convention or series no.
Title The seafarers' medical service
Original title Le service de santÚ des gens de mer [in French]
Bibliographic information Direction des affaires maritimes et des gens de mer (DAM), Paris, France, [c2005]. Internet document, several pages.
Internet access [in French]
Abstract Information sheet on the organization of the French national medical service for sailors and other people in maritime occupations. The service is involved in: aptitude tests; medical inspection of ships registered in France; health-related training in French maritime colleges; participation on on-board OSH committees. A special supplement concerns advice on how to avoid infection with avian influenza. Also covered are: history of the service; organization, mission and activities of the service; statistics on maritime accidents.
Descriptors (primary) avian influenza; France; health services; sea transport; ships
Descriptors (secondary) occupational accidents; data sheet; history; statistics
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Transport and communications
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Influenza
Viral diseases (other than aids)
Water transportation
Health care services
Bacterial and parasitic diseases