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Medical Officer

Medical officers, including doctors & medical professionals, are responsible for overall health & well-being of crew. They provide medical care, conduct health assessments, & oversee the ship's medical facilities.

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Hospital Corpsman

Hospital corpsmen are enlisted personnel trained in medical care. They work alongside medical officers, providing immediate care, administering first aid, and assisting in medical emergencies.

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Safety Officer

Safety officers are responsible for implementing safety programs, conducting safety inspections, and ensuring compliance with safety regulations. They play a critical role in accident prevention.

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Occupational Health and Safety Specialist

Specialists in occupational health and safety focus on identifying and mitigating workplace hazards. They contribute to the development of safety protocols and training programs.

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Environmental Health

Environmental health officers are responsible for monitoring and assessing environmental factors that could impact health, such as air quality, water safety, and sanitation on board ships.

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Industrial hygienists evaluate and control workplace hazards, including exposure to hazardous substances, noise, and other environmental factors that could affect the health of personnel.

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Dental Officer

Dental officers are responsible for dental care and hygiene on board. They ensure the oral health of the crew and may oversee dental facilities on naval installations.

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Preventive Medicine Technician

Preventive medicine technicians assist in identifying and controlling health hazards. They may be involved in disease prevention, sanitation inspections, and food safety.

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Fitness Specialist

Fitness specialists focus on physical fitness & well-being among crew. They may oversee fitness programs, conduct training, & assist with maintaining overall health.

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Chaplain /
Spirtual Support

While primarily focused on spiritual support, chaplains also play a role in mental health & well-being of crew. They provide counseling & assistance in emotional stress.

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Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Program (SARP) Counselor

SARP counselors provide support and counseling for personnel dealing with substance abuse issues. They play a vital role in rehabilitation programs.

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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

EMTs are trained in emergency medical care and play a crucial role in responding to medical emergencies on board ships or in naval installations.

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