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Office of Marine & Aviation Operations

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OMAO Policy 1005-01, NOAA Ship Health Plan, Section 3 provides current guidelines for the management of potable water aboard OMAO ships. The CO or Master is responsible for ensuring the ship complies with potable...
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Section 2 of OMAO Policy 1005-01, NOAA Ship Health Plan, Section 2 provides current guidelines for sanitation conditions aboard OMAO ships.  The Commanding Officer (CO) or Master is responsible for ensuring the ship...
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OMAO ships are staffed, trained, and equipped to respond to urgent and emergent medical issues. Ships are not staffed or equipped to manage chronic medical issues because persons with chronic issues that cannot be safely...
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All OMAO ships must have two medically trained personnel assigned as permanent crew. One medically trained crew member must be aboard for all cruises. Two medically trained personnel aboard when sailing is preferred. Most...
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OMAO Procedure 1701-07, Marine Operations Respiratory Protection Program, defines measures that must be taken to protect employees from respiratory hazards that could be encountered while working aboard a ship. The...
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Some employees are required to work in spaces with noise levels that exceed the safety threshold established by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Employers are required to identify spaces that exceed noise...
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OMAO Policy 1008, Tuberculosis Protection Program, defines the measures taken to prevent exposure to Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB) while sailing aboard an OMAO ship. OMAO utilizes a rigorous TB screening standard...
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Scientists or contractors that will be sailing overnight aboard an OMAO ship must submit a completed NOAA Form 57-10-01, Health Services Questionnaire, (NHSQ) and NOAA Form 57-10-02, Tuberculosis Screening...
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An employee in a seagoing position must complete a physical exam every two years to enable Marine Medicine Branch (MMB) to determine if the employee is medically cleared to sail aboard a NOAA ship. Employees will receive an...
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Job applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment must complete a medical screening and obtain medical clearance to sail from the Marine Medicine Branch (MMB) before OMAO can make a formal job offer. To begin the...

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