What roles count as ‘seafarers’ for drug and alcohol testing? The International Labour Organization (ILO) describes ‘seafarer’ to mean any person who is employed or engaged or works in any capacity on board a ship . This can look like: Ship’s officers and seamen/ratings Crew members responsible for the safe handling of passengers Seafarers working on vessels involved in oil and gas exploration and production Seafarers in safety-sensitive positions Seafarers whose actions cannot be discounted as contributing to serious marine incidents Your company could drug and alcohol test any of the above roles as a seafarer. By Rowan Poole|2023-10-13T16:19:02+01:0013/10/2023|Maritime|0 Comments Share This Story, Choose Your Platform! FacebookXRedditLinkedInWhatsAppTelegramTumblrPinterestVkXingEmail About the Author: Rowan Poole Leave A Comment Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.