$post_typeGuidance On Drug & Alcohol Policies and Testing From IMCA

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has published ‘Guidance on drug & alcohol policies and testing’ (SEL 040). It is downloadable free of charge to members and non-members alike at www.imca-int.com/media/252259/imcasel040.pdf Within its 28 pages there are sections on ‘Who should be tested? – Reasons for testing’; ‘Tests for drug and alcohol abuse’; ‘Urine testing’; … Continue reading “Guidance On Drug & Alcohol Policies and Testing From IMCA”

$post_typeMedical examination of divers: Central & North America initiative

, issued in July 2001, advised members of the requirements for doctors who undertake annual medical examination of divers, in light of the UK Health & Safety Executive (HSE) withdrawal of recognition of doctors operating outside the UK. A number of initiatives have seen diving contractors in particular regions agree to mutually recognise certain doctors … Continue reading “Medical examination of divers: Central & North America initiative”

$post_typeIMCA publishes Guidance on Occupational Health

Occupational health programmes aim to anticipate and prevent health problems caused by work. All companies should have in place appropriate arrangements for the effective planning, organisation, control, monitoring and review of the necessary preventive and protective measures for workers, taking into account the activities the worker will be undertaking. The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) … Continue reading “IMCA publishes Guidance on Occupational Health”