Posts with the category “alert-diver-spring-2015”

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Vertigo in the Diving Environment
December 14th, 2016
​Learn about the different types of vertigo that divers experience and how they can be avoided.   Anyone who has ever experienced the feeling of vertigo will surely agree with Bono’s words in the U2 s...  Read More
by Ryan Courtney
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Understanding Alternobaric Vertigo
December 14th, 2016
The unequal equalisation of one’s ears can cause a type of dizziness described as alternobaric vertigo, a common cause of vertigo that occurs in divers.   THE PRESSURE ENVIRONMENT Learning how to equ...  Read More
by Ryan Courtney
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Loss of Consciousness
December 14th, 2016
​When diving, it is essential to prevent the loss of consciousness underwater at all costs. Learn what causes to look out for in order to manage and minimise the risk of incapacitation.   Humans are n...  Read More
by Ryan Courtney
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Air, Nitrox & Fatigue
December 14th, 2016
We investigate the correlation between diving with air or nitrox and the onset of fatigue, especially since divers report feeling less tired after diving with nitrox.   For decades compressed air has ...  Read More
by Ryan Courtney
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What to Know When Calling the Hotline
December 14th, 2016
​In a diving emergency, divers can count on the 24-hour DAN-SA hotline for prompt and vital information.   The DAN-SA hotline is a 24/7/365 service that is available to everyone, whether you are a DAN...  Read More
by Ryan Courtney
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Caring For Your Facilities
August 4th, 2016
​The DAN-SA Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment programme promotes a culture of safety at diving businesses. With proper care for your facilities, clients are assured that your business is serio...  Read More
by Ryan Courtney
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Caring For Your People
August 4th, 2016
​The DAN-SA Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment programme promotes a culture of safety at diving businesses. Learn about the importance of caring for your staff members and clients.   In the Aut...  Read More
by Ryan Courtney
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DAN Legal Network
June 23rd, 2016
​Verse yourself on the important legal topics of medical questionnaires, post-dive and pre-dive logs, and safe travelling to dive sites. The medical enquiryTo quote a seasoned diving professional: “Th...  Read More
by Ryan Courtney

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