Briefing iconUK Health and Safety Executive (HSE) COVID response – extension to the validity of certificates of medical fitness to dive

Your attention is brought to the following temporary change to the validity period of Certificates of Medical Fitness to Dive issued in the United Kingdom. Statement from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) on 23 March 2020 The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is aware that people holding certificates of medical fitness to dive, might … Continue reading “UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE) COVID response – extension to the validity of certificates of medical fitness to dive”

Briefing iconExtension to the validity of diver medicals during the COVID-19 pandemic

Your attention is brought to the following change to the validity period of certificates of medical fitness to dive during the current emergency. Background Section 6.4 of the IMCA International Code of Practice for Offshore Diving (IMCA D 014) requires that all divers at work must have a valid certificate of medical fitness to dive … Continue reading “Extension to the validity of diver medicals during the COVID-19 pandemic”

Briefing iconNorway COVID response – extension to the validity of health certificates, offshore rotation extensions, and crew changing requirements

Your attention is brought to the following temporary changes to the validity period of Offshore Health Certificates and Diving Health Certificates issued in Norway. Background In order to reduce the risk of the spread of the Coronavirus to the health service and to enable critical activities to continue within the oil and gas sector in … Continue reading “Norway COVID response – extension to the validity of health certificates, offshore rotation extensions, and crew changing requirements”

Briefing iconChanges to the Norwegian directoriate of health validity of Norwegian offshore and diving health certificates – COVID-19

Your attention is brought to the following temporary changes to the validity period of Offshore Health Certificates and Diving Health Certificates issued in Norway. Background In order to reduce the risk of the spread of the Coronavirus to the health service and to enable critical activities to continue within the oil and gas sector in … Continue reading “Changes to the Norwegian directoriate of health validity of Norwegian offshore and diving health certificates – COVID-19”

Briefing iconIMCA life support technician examination – recommended study material

IMCA is frequently asked for a study guide to help Assistant Life Support Technicians (ALST) candidates prepare for the IMCA Life Support Technician (LST) certification examination. As part of the recent revision of the IMCA exam system, all IMCA Supervisor and LST exams are now generated from a question bank, ensuring that no two exams … Continue reading “IMCA life support technician examination – recommended study material”

Briefing iconIMCA air diving supervisor examination – recommended study material

IMCA is frequently asked for a study guide to help candidates preparing to sit the IMCA Air Diving Supervisor certification examination. As part of the recent revision of the IMCA exam system, all IMCA Supervisor and LST exams are now generated from a question bank, ensuring that no two exams are the same. In addition, … Continue reading “IMCA air diving supervisor examination – recommended study material”