The MLC (Maritime Labour Convention) stipulates that every seafarer holds a valid medical certificate before they can start work at sea on a commercial vessel. The ENG1 medical is a UK flag-state medical examination, performed by an MCA recognised Doctor. It’s purpose is to ensure that anyone employed on any sea-going ships, meets a minimum standard of health.
What Do I Need For The ENG1 Medical?
A form of photo ID (passport, drivers licence or discharge book only)
Your current ENG1 (if applicable)
A list of any medication(s) you are taking
Glasses or contact lenses that you need to wear
What Does The ENG1 Medical Exam Involve?
Measurement of your height & weight
An eyesight test
A colour blindness test
A hearing test
Ear and throat evaluations
Questions on your medical history and lifestyle habits
A urine sample (to test kidney functionality and blood sugar)
Blood pressure check
Doctor will listen to heart and lungs to ensure all is normal
Gentle overall physical to check for any anomalies
How Much Does It Cost?
The ENG1 Medicals cost £115 per person
To book an appointment or for more information please call +44 151 709 3290