Health Policy

It is the policy of Carl Büttner GmbH & Co. KG / Carl Büttner Shipmanagement GmbH (hereinafter called the "Company"), to ensure the occupational safety and health of seafarers and other employees

•    by identifying safety and health hazards on board;

•    by assessing the risks to safety and health on board;

•    by implementing health surveillance as a means to identify early signals of ill health so action can be taken to protect seafarers from an early stage on from further harm. Health surveillance is implemented where risk assessment identifies that
o    A particular activity may cause ill health;
o    An identified disease or adverse health condition is related to the work;
o    Recognised testing methods are available for early detection of an occupational disease or condition;
o    There is a reasonable likelihood that a disease or condition may occur in relation to particular working condition/environment;
o    Surveillance is likely to further the protection of crew members' health.
o    All crewmembers will be subject to whatever health surveillance is appropriate for the work activities they are involved in.

•    by evaluating and assessing medical and health reports of potential crewmember prior signing on. If any doubt about any report exists, the company would disregard the employment or re-employment of such crew member until all doubts are cleared away;

•    by training seafarers in regard to occupational safety and health;

•    by implementing safety and health campaigns to raise awareness amongst seafarers for particular safety and health issues;

•    by providing food and drinking water of appropriate quality, nutritional value and quantity to seafarers free of charge, taking into account the differing cultural and religious backgrounds.

EVERY EMPLOYEE ONBOARD COMPANY'S SHIPS HAS THE RIGHT TO CONSULT, WHENEVER HE/SHE DEEMS NECESSARY, A DOCTOR OR OTHER MEDICAL ASSISTANCE IN EVERY PORT WHERE IT IS APPLICABLE. AFTERCARE ONBOARD, IF NECESSARY, SHOULD BE PERFORMED WITH GREATEST CARE AND KNOWLEDGE UNDER THE OBSERVANCE OF THE MASTER.

Bremen, 14th January 2016

 

T. Mackenthun   L. Bremer
Carl Büttner GmbH & Co. KG   Carl Büttner Shipmanagement GmbH

 

 

 

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Carl Büttner GmbH & Co. KG

Postfach 10 68 23
D-28068 Bremen

Herrlichkeit 2
D-28199 Bremen
 

Carl Büttner Shipmanagement GmbH

Postfach 10 68 23
D-28068 Bremen

Herrlichkeit 2
D-28199 Bremen

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