Working on ships has its perks, but it’s also a well-known fact that working at sea is one of the most hazardous occupations, in regards to personal health and safety concerns of seafarers. Apart from accidents, seafarers are prone to certain serious diseases and health hazards due to the nature of onboard work, changing climatic conditions, cargo and material types handled, working hours and epidemic and endemic diseases.
For more than 30 years, UnitedHealthcare Global has brought together single-source solutions that are globally integrated to ensure optimized outcomes. We provide preventative, primary and emergency international-standard medical care for the maritime industry. Our onsite medical, physician consulting, Medekit supplies and equipment and training services are specifically designed for off shore locations where keeping your crew healthy and safe is critical to productivity and profitability.
From Advanced Life Support Medics to doctors and dive medics, we deliver primary, emergency and occupational health care to fit the specific needs of your crew and vessel and serving as a valued member of your crew.
Our robust healthcare governance is supported by best-practice protocols and processes. This enables organizations to operate within full federal, provincial and Duty of Care compliance.
Onboard medical personnel, HSE programs and telemedicine services give you 24/7 access to medical assistance helping to reduce unnecessary docking expenses and incident reports in addition to providing vital support to the crew in a crisis or emergency situations.
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