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QL Ship Management Trading LTD recognizes that the abuse of alcohol, drugs, or other substances by employees may impair their ability to perform their duties effectively and could have an adverse impact on the safety and efficiency of operations.
Company Policy:
No seafarer shall navigate a vessel or operate its equipment while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. A blood alcohol content of 40mg/100ml or greater is considered alcohol impairment, according to the company drug and alcohol policy, this level is accepted as zero all the time. 
Alcoholic beverages are not allowed on board. Seafarers must abstain from alcohol and drugs all the time at sea. Being unfit for work due to the use of drugs or alcohol is strictly prohibited and is grounds for termination of employment.
Illegal possession, consumption, distribution, or sale of drugs or alcohol by any employee constitutes a severe offence leading to immediate dismissal and rendering the person liable to legal proceedings.
The use of prescribed drugs for medical treatment is allowed only under controlled conditions and following specific medical advice.
Any crew member suspected of being under the influence of drugs or alcohol while on duty will be immediately relieved from their duty and placed under observation until the influence of drugs or alcohol subsides.
All crew members must report immediately to the appropriate Officer or the Master if they suspect or have evidence that any of their fellow crew members are under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
All Officers and ratings are subject to pre-employment and unannounced onboard drug & alcohol testing. Refusal to consent to the testing, falsification of a test, or positive test results will result in the termination of employment.
This policy shall be effective as of 27.12.2022. Violators of this policy will face serious consequences. QL Ships Management Trading LTD is committed to maintaining safety and operational excellence, ensuring the health and safety of its employees, and preventing illegal drug and alcohol use.
This policy will be reviewed periodically and updated as needed.