Medtrack is a Transocean sponsored program of periodical, thorough medical examinations for all employees assigned or frequently traveling overseas.
Designed to highlight possible pre-existing conditions and therefore prevent a sudden deterioration during the overseas deployment.
The program is a unique, proactive tool the combines the medical examination with a form of active medical coaching whenever a medical issue has been identified. Medical results are provided on-line through a service website available only to each employee and the Medical Provider in charge of Transocean Medical Assistance at the worldwide level.
The program also focuses on updating of necessary immunizations and determining the most appropriate options for malaria prevention, whenever necessary.
The Company Malaria Control Plan in relevant locations reinforces employees' awareness, in addition to providing preventive medications and dedicated malaria survival kits.
The program is seen as a benefit to employees as it gives the necessary heads-up whenever a medical issue is detected.
Transocean maintains a well-equipped clinic staffed by dedicated Medical personnel onboard each offshore rig, where trained and recertified staff can respond to a range of medical situations. Transocean keeps providing the latest equipment and protocols as validated by the offshore industry.
Working partnership with recognized medical providers to ensure a dedicated round-the-clock guidance and support line to the offshore installation medical personnel, anytime, anywhere to respond to any routine or emergency situations.
Occupational health policies and procedures are written to prevent exposure of personnel to unnecessary risks. Understanding the potential for health risks and establishing suitable preventative measures are integral to achieving incident-free operations, especially in the following areas.
Noise - Transocean employs a consistent global preventative approach as the best solution to stop noise-induced hearing loss such as:
Respiratory - Transocean's respiratory-protection program is designed to protect employees from airborne hazards:
Vibration - Transocean provides awareness of safe working practices to personnel who use vibrating tools. Where risks cannot be eliminated, control methods to reduce risks include:
Ergonomics - Transocean's ergonomic program is designed to provide awareness and guidance of safe working practices for manual handling and ergonomic risks to: