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Somos todos uno

23 Feb 2015 08:11 PM | Carlos Zarate in Front Page Articles


Los requerimientos actuales en torno a nuestra actividad obligan a especializarse, pensar y actuar estratégicamente y estar bien informado, entre otras cosas. Aprender a compartir y trabajar en equipo.

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Notice of proposed rulemaking: Commercial Divin...

19 Feb 2015 12:41 PM | The Divers Association in Front Page Articles

The 90 day Comment period mentioned below begins today February 19th 2015! We suggest you read each suggestion carefully and discuss it in the Divers Association Forums. There are serious implications in how the regulation is written and how they will be enforced.

Both positive and negative comments are taken into account. All comments are public record and can be viewed and made at the following site.http://www.regulations.gov Enter: Docket No. USCG-1998-3786 in the search and it will take the Area where you can comment and read others comments to the Coast Guard.

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15 Feb 2015 01:06 AM | The Divers Association in Front Page Articles

This is the PDF of the presentation, comments from survey respondents, and samples of the Operating Experience which INPO (Institute of Nuclear Power Operators) has given me permission to share with Commercial Divers all around the world. It is impo...

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DA presentations at Underwater Intervention 2015

13 Feb 2015 02:58 AM | John Joly in Front Page Articles

Today, thanks to the receptive Board of the Association of Diving Contractors International, YOUR Divers Association was allowed a room at the Convention Center in New Orleans to present Kyra Richter's EXCELLENT delivery of the Myth Busting survey and...

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Dive Supervisor: What I think; let me know what...

10 Jun 2012 01:18 PM | John Roat in Front Page Articles

Standard stuff until you get to # 6:"Must physically run each dive undertaken on his shift and may only be relieved by a Dive Supervisor" Under current OSHA & Coast Guard CFR's there are no laws recognizing a License for Supervisor! DIVE SUPERV...

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Safety Survey # 1 Spanish & English

20 Jan 2015 01:07 PM | The Divers Association in Front Page Articles

5 man Dive Crew

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Our Mission Statement

29 Jan 2015 06:33 PM | The Divers Association in Front Page Articles

Mission Statement The Divers Association is a non-profit international organization formed for the sole purpose of promoting commercial diving safety through regulation and education. It is not anti or pro any Diving Contractor Association or Union....

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The Divers Association At Underwater Intervention

24 Jan 2015 02:57 AM | The Divers Association in Front Page Articles

The Divers Association Int. will be holding the two following workshops at Underwater Intervention On February 12, 2015 At Underwater Intervention in room 343 1. Myth Busting Safety Attitudes in Commercial Diving by Kyra Richter, Board Member, Divers...

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Performance of saturation diving emergency hype...

23 Jan 2015 04:22 PM | The Divers Association in Front Page Articles

IOGP 478 “This recommended practice covers evacuation and recovery of saturation divers on-board a vessel or facility. It also addresses divers’ time in submersible compression chambers (diving bells) and habitats when the need for evacuation is requir...

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