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Re: Tips on Watch Standing

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Originally Posted by SVAuspicious View Post



Skipper should have an honest discussion with every member of crew about physical and other medical issues. The skipper should be equally forthcoming. .
After last summer, I whole heartedly support that approach.

I use medical forms which are stored in the ship's log. With some companies, the forms are sealed until needed. I have had one bout of neurally mediated syncope; I tell them how I prevent another episode and what to do if I do lose consciousness.
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