Offshore

OGUK, OLF

Offshore efficiency with reference to British (OGUK) and Norwegian (OLF) regulations.

In case of residence of more than 24 hours on an offshore installation, it is required that an international accredited doctor has to declare the efficiency / fitness of the employee.
This special examination hast to be repeated every 2 years.
The certificate according to the Hadanger Agreement is reciprocally accepted by Norway (OLF), England (OGUK) and the Netherlands (NOGEPA).

Medical examination consists of the following:

  • anamnesis questionnaire
  • consultation and examination by an occupational physician
  • aural examination
  • eyesight test
  • lung function test
  • urine test (includes drug test)
  • blood examination (includes hepatitis B testing)
  • p.r.n. chest radiography
  • p.r.n. vaccinations

AWMF

Examinations for employees, who are constructing and conducting offshore wind energy converter within the North and Baltic Sea are governed by the reference of the Arbeitsgemeinschaft der Wissenschaftlichen Medizinischen Fachgesellschaften (AWMF) formerly known as DGMM.

Requirements of the medical examination:

  • anamnesis questionnaire
  • consultation and examination by an occupational physician
  • testing of the vestibulocochlear organ
  • eyesight test
  • lung function test
  • urine test (includes drug test)
  • blood examination (includes hepatitis B testing)