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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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Unique Hydra’s Purpose-Built HRF System

22 Jan 2015 08:20 AM | Carlos Zarate in Front Page Articles

Unique Maritime Group (UMG) announced today that it has set up the first Hyperbaric Reception Facility (HRF) in the Middle East thus raising the safety level for all divers currently operating in this area to a new level. The purpose built system by U...

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Who Is Watching Your Families Back?

17 Jan 2015 09:20 PM | jfrancingues in Front Page Articles

Hopefully we work on a Dive Team where we watch each others back. Are you watching out for your families back, you know just in case you’re not there to do it!

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Update IMCA North America & GOM Dive Safety...

17 Jan 2015 04:25 PM | The Divers Association in Front Page Articles

IMCA North America The Divers Association International has been attending and participating in IMCA North America meetings. The monthly meetings are chaired by Allen Palmer and held at Cal Dives Corporate headquarters in Houston. Allan Palmer has an o...

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IMCA Revises Hyperbaric Evacuation Guidance

14 Jan 2015 07:46 PM | Carlos Zarate in Front Page Articles

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has recently published the revised document ‘Hyperbaric Evacuation Systems (HES) Interface Requirements’ (IMCA D 051 Rev. 1); and an Information Note that demonstrates the importance of cross-industry collaboration of a topic as vital to safety as hyperbaric evacuation.

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USCG Proposed Rule Making

06 Jan 2015 04:35 PM | Peter Pilkington in Front Page Articles

Brian Pilkington

Brian Pilkington died when the compressor supplying air caught fire filling his helmet with smoke. Although diving below an oil drilling platform during a joint USCG American Bureau inspection the USCG did not interview a single witness for three years and the Coast Guard Officer in charge of the inspection on site that day could not remember being there

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