There are some golden rules of safe travel which seafarers should always follow.
An information poster for seafarers, highlighting the importance of safe travel in the form of 12 commandments.
Taking some simple precautions can reduce our chances of being infected or spreading COVID-19
Taking care of our mental health is just as important as looking after our physical health
Preventing tooth decay can avoid a lot of pain and suffering on board, so good dental care is important
Keeping active and taking part in sports contributes to our physical, psychological and social wellbeing
Handling food safely can help to keep everyone on board healthy
Making healthy, nutritious food choices can help to prevent diseases and improve overall health
Staying hydrated helps towards preventing illness and supports our physical and mental wellbeing
Preparing for foreign travel can help keep us safe from risks like malaria
Managing our weight can help us to avoid serious health problems
Caring for skin at sea is often an afterthought but taking care is essential
Taking precautions against sexually transmitted infections is important when travelling
Seafarers having access to medical help is a vital part of ensuring their welfare
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