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

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