Posts with the category “alert-diver-fall-editions”

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Injuries due to exposure - Hypothermia
June 11th, 2018
The opportunity to enjoy the scenic splendor of the great outdoors is one of the major attractions of traveling. But with enjoyment of the out-of-doors comes a risk of injury due to exposure....  Read More
by DAN Medical Team
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To lie or not to lie?
May 22nd, 2018
The medical statement is a set of unified standards evolved from the need for minimum health standards prior to initiating dive training. Over the decades, fitness protocols for recreational divers ha...  Read More
by DAN Medical Team
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Investing in the future of reefs
May 22nd, 2018
The Global coral repository will collect biopsies of various coral species to protect our oceans’ future. ...  Read More
by DAN Medical Team
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Compensation Legislation and the Recreational Diver
April 23rd, 2018
The requirements placed on dive operators to ensure that, as far as reasonably practicable, their workplace is (as the Occupational Health and Safety Act [OHSA] states)“safe and without risks to healt...  Read More
by DAN Medical Team
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Breath-hold diving. Part 3: The Science Bit!
April 23rd, 2018
Humans were designed to be terrestrial, air (gas) breathing organisms. Thus, the body’s anatomical structures and physiological mechanisms are well suited to this role. The aquatic or marine environme...  Read More
by DAN Medical Team
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Scuba Air Quality
April 20th, 2018
In this first of two parts, the rationale behind set contaminant limits for acceptable scuba air quality Is explained. Our knowledge-base on air quality for scuba diving has traditionally been driven ...  Read More
by DAN Medical Team
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The Nature of Liability & Diving
June 23rd, 2016
​​In this Blog, we take a look at the foundational legal principles in relation to scuba diving on which any civil claim would be adjudicated: inherent risk, negligence and duty to take care.   The re...  Read More
by Ryan Courtney

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