Provide appropriate guidance and support to aviation medical examiners to manage the impact of COVID-19 on mental health and well-being and resulting fitness-for-duty issues in a consistent manner;
Provide clear and timely communications to all stakeholders on the means to maintain licensing and proficiency to enable safe performance of duties;
As part of their safety promotion activities, encourage operators to implement peer-support programs and provide guidance related to individual responsibilities for reporting health concerns to AMEs;
As part of their surveillance activities, the civil aviation safety inspector should be looking to check that:
For further information on HP considerations for regulators, see the Manual on HP for Regulators (Doc 10151).