US Public Health Signs: What You Need To Know About Inspections
Aside from having US Public Health Signs on board, there are several things you must know about preparing for the cruise ship inspections. Here are some of them:
What happens after the inspection – The cruise line is required to correct any and all violations of the Vessel Sanitation Program. Some violations can or must be corrected immediately, while others may take place within a reasonable amount of time.
The passing score – To pass an inspection, a ship must receive a score of 85 points or higher. Each inspection begins with a score of 100; points are deducted for any violations of Vessel Sanitation Program criteria.
The perfect score – It is possible to receive a perfect score. In fact, many ship inspections result in a perfect score of 100.