1206. Health assessments and health and safety protection at work.

An employer1 must ensure that each crew member2 employed3 by him is entitled to a free4 health assessment before he commences his employment and thereafter at regular intervals of whatever duration may be appropriate in the case of the crew member5. Such a health assessment may be conducted within the National Health Service6.

No person may disclose such a health assessment made in respect of a crew member to any person other than that crew member without that crew member's consent in writing7. However, a registered medical practitioner who makes such a health assessment may advise the employer of the