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Change-1 to Navigation and Inspection Circular 04-08
The Coast Guard announces the availability of Change-1 to Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular 04-08, ``Medical and Physical Evaluation Guidelines for Merchant Mariner Credentials'' (NVIC 04-08). Change-1 to NVIC 04-08 contains a summary and clarification of Coast Guard policies regarding the criteria for granting medical waivers to merchant mariner credential applicants who have had either anti- tachycardia devices or implantable cardioverter defibrillators implanted, and to applicants who have had a seizure. This notice also addresses comments we received in response to Coast Guard notices published in the Federal Register on September 7, 2012, and March 25, 2013 soliciting public comments on these issues.