Table 2

Legislation on hygiene issues which competent authorities of the EU and EFTA countries enforce according to its applicability to passenger ships

Topic

National legislation


specific for passenger ships

with provisions for passenger ships

without provisions for passenger ships

other


Yes/Total

%

Yes/Total

%

Yes/Total

%

Yes/Total

%


Food safety

3/45

6.7

4/45

8.9

31/45

68.9

7/45

15.6

Potable water safety

6/43

14.0

5/43

11.6

27/43

62.8

5/43

11.6

Recreational water safety

2/41

4.9

4/41

9.8

30/41

73.2

5/41

12.2

Waste management

6/38

15.8

2/38

5.3

22/38

57.9

8/38

21.1

Pest control

4/44

9.1

4/44

9.1

29/44

65.9

7/44

15.9

Clinical waste

4/39

10.3

4/39

10.3

25/39

64.1

6/39

15.4


Mouchtouri et al. BMC Public Health 2010 10:122   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-122

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