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TRavel Smarter : Evaluating an unfamiliar Dive operator
November 11th, 2019
The boat should also have appropriate safety equipment: a fire extinguisher, personal flotation devices for every person, a first aid kit, an oxygen unit, a radio and nonskid decks. The usual modifica...  Read More
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Challenging the Frontiers of Decompression Research
November 11th, 2019
There is increasing need for dive physicians, treatment facilities and research. The doctors in this laboratory works on prevention and treatment of decompression sickness (DCS) on a cellular level as...  Read More
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Cultivating Conservation
November 10th, 2019
As scuba divers we are responsible to take action to protect the environment . Divers willrather visit marine protected areas wher they can see more fish, more vibrant coral reef, better water quality...  Read More
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Heart-rate Training
November 10th, 2019
People with certain cardiovascular risk factors or who take heart-rate regulatory medication such as beta blockers should consult their physicians before attempting aerobic exercise. Heart-rate traini...  Read More
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Exercise drills with Dowels
November 10th, 2019
Strengthening hip and back extensors will help you fin with ease and minimize your risk for developing back pain. Hip- and knee-extension strength is important for standing up while weighted with scub...  Read More
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The Right to Refuse Service
October 4th, 2019
Denying service to a paying customer can be difficult, especially if the customer is outraged or the business owner is more concerned about revenue than safety....  Read More
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Equipment Maintenance
October 3rd, 2019
Equipment failures can happen anywhere, especially if we neglect to understand the potential for failure. Routinely servicing your equipment will help keep your business thriving by ensuring the safet...  Read More
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Fire Safety In the Dive Industry: Part 1
October 3rd, 2019
While prevention is key, being aware, prepared, trained and equipped will ensure the best possible outcome in a fire. Do not try to be brave; if you are unsure, untrained or responsible for others, ev...  Read More
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Fire Safety in the Dive Industry: Part 2
October 3rd, 2019
Preventing fires is paramount, but we need to be prepared to deal with fire emergencies when they occur....  Read More
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Emergency Planning: Practicing the Plan
October 3rd, 2019
Your team needs to understand the situation and be able to prioritize actions when faced with emergencies. While risk will always be present, improved knowledge, understanding and preparedness remain ...  Read More
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Emergency Planning: What Makes a Good Plan?
October 3rd, 2019
Focus on the major risks — those that will have the biggest impact on the operation and that may cause injuries, fatalities or major loss to property. ...  Read More
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Recompression Chamber Safety
October 3rd, 2019
Instead of simply listing requirements relevant to the safe recompression of injured recreational divers, DAN identified real, likely hazards, quantified their significance and presented mitigation gu...  Read More
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