Working offshore can be physically demanding and ensuring the health of offshore workers is therefore very important. We have extensive experience in especially the oil and gas industry and are well-informed of the applicable requirements, so you can rest assured that our health check-ups meet the relevant international standards.
The examinations are performed by a NOGEPA (Netherlands Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Association) registered doctor. NOGEPA medical certifications are recognized by OLF and OGUK (formerly UKOOA).
Tests of the medical examination
The following tests are part of our examination:
Validity term certificate
We issue an offshore medical certificate, which is valid for two years.
Our Medical Examination Center, our One - Stop - Shop for all medical examinations, is dedicated to performing medical exams that are quick and convenient for both the person or company requesting the exam and the person undergoing the exam.
Although there are many different reasons for having medical examinations, the pre-employment examination is very common in Suriname. This is a medical examination performed by a doctor at the request of an employer as part of the finalization of the application procedure. The exam may consist of a questionnaire and an interview with additional physical and/or laboratory tests.
Some of our customized medical exams include:
Our Medical Examination Center is equipped with the latest advanced equipment for the following:
As our focus is on making the examination as quick and convenient as possible, the general procedure after receiving a written request for a medical examination is as follows:
We are dedicated to providing reliable, timely and comprehensive information and as such our medical exams are performed according to International guidelines including NIOSH and OSHAS.
The Civil Aviation Safety Authority Suriname (CASAS) has specific medical requirements for, among others, pilots of Surinamese aircrafts and air traffic controllers in Suriname. HCS can provide the medical examination to assess your medical fitness and issue the medical certificate required under Surinamese law.
Under US law, according to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) airmen should be in possession of a medical certificate. In order to acquire the medical certificate, airmen are required to be examined by an FAA-designated Aviation Medical Examiner. HCS has medical professionals available to perform this medical examination and, provided that you meet the required medical standards, provide you with the medical certificate required under US law.