Seafarers' health care

Seafarer health care

Currently, we only write initial inspection certificates (first certificate)

Periodic examination can be done  at either other private health centers or other seafarers´ health centers.

 

The appointment for getting a crew member’s medical certificate must be made in good time:
Phone 06 521 5500 (office) on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 2.00 p.m.
A recognised medical practitioner at the health centre for seafarers has the right to issue a seafarer’s pre-sea examination certificate required at the time of departure for maritime work or at the start of related studies.

 

First examination

Pre-sea examination

At the time of the initial examination, a radiologist’s expert opinion on the lung X-ray (not older than one year) must be presented if the seafarer is engaged on international voyages. Lung scan is not required for seafarers engaged on domestic voyages.
The lung X-ray is usually taken at the home municipality health centre and the X-ray statement is included in the pre-sea examination.

Instructions for seafarers coming for their examination

Bring a photo

X-ray statement on lung scan (not older than one year) for the pre-sea inspection for international voyages (not needed for domestic transport)

A urine sample is taken during the nurse’s appointment.

Bring your eye-glasses, you may not use contact lenses during the examination. shall not be used for inspection. Eyesight test with and without glasses.

Period of validity and price of the certificate

  • The crew member’s medical certificate is valid for 2 years.
  • The cost of the crew member’s medical certificate is 54.20 €, the invoice will be sent to your home address.
  • For uncancelled appointments a fee of EUR 54.20 is charged. Please cancel your appointment no later than the previous day.
  • Currently, we only write initial inspection certificates (first certificate). Periodic examination can either be done at other private health centers or at other seafarers´ health centers.

Are you interested in occupational health services?

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Learn more about other occupational health services

Workplace investigation

The planning of occupational health care activities at the workplace is based on a workplace investigation.

Health check

The aim of the occupational health check is to identify work-related diseases and eventual reductions in working ability in a preventive manner.

Occupational psychology services

The aim of occupational psychology services is to support work and functional ability at both individual and work community levels.

Group activities

We offer first aid, sleep, stress management and weight management group activities.

Occupational health oriented medical care

Our medical care is based on occupational health care, i.e. we focus on illnesses and injuries relating to the occupation or conditions that have a long-term effect on the employee’s ability to work.

Occupational physiotherapy services

Workplace investigations in cooperation with the multiprofessional occupational health care team.

Support for work ability

Together with the employer, we aim to support the employees in maintaining and promoting their ability to work.

Seafarers’ health care

A recognised medical practitioner at the health centre for seafarers has the right to issue a seafarer’s pre-sea examination certificate required at the time of departure for maritime work or at the start of related studies.