Information for crew members
In order to comply with Regulation (EEC) No. 3922/91 Annex III (EU-OPS) OPS 1.995, operators that employ cabin crew must ensure that:
Cabin crew members must be in good health and free from any physical or mental illness which might lead to incapacitation or an inability to perform cabin crew duties.
Crew members must also have:
The Operator will decide whether a medical examination or an assessment is carried out and should maintain a medical record for each crew member.
The maximum permitted interval between regular medical examinations or assessments is five years.
More frequent medical examinations or assessments may be required in certain circumstances such as single cabin crew operations.
Additional medical examinations or assessments may be necessary if:
Cabin crew members with questions relating to medical requirements should contact their manager.
The EASA requirements for cabin crew medical assessment will be implemented in the UK on 8 April 2014, with a 5 year transition period.
The latest information on the Implementing Rules (IRs) and Guidance Material (GM) for cabin crew, to be implemented from 8 April 2014, is now available.