4 Medical fitness
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4 Medical fitness

  4.1 Each pilot should satisfy the competent pilotage authority that his or her medical fitness, particularly regarding eyesight, hearing and physical fitness meets the standards required for certification of masters and officers in charge of a navigational watch under the international Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978, as amended, or such other standards as the competent pilotage authority considers appropriate.

  4.2 If a pilot has experienced a serious injury or illness, there should be a re-evaluation of his or her medical fitness prior to return to duty.


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