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Preventing Underwater Ship Husbandry Diving Fatalities

The number of fatalities and serious injuries suffered by divers conducting ship inspections and other underwater ship husbandry work is of real concern to the commercial diving industry.  Such incidents  […]

| Information Note number 1560

Diving Gas Supply Incident Reporting

1 Background The diving industry is in a highly vulnerable position should mix-ups or other errors in the provision of diving gases occur. Divers breathe life-supporting gases at high pressures. […]

| Information Note number 1559



JFD COBRA Safety Notice

Your attention is brought to the following safety notice issued by JFD.  JFD is instructing all users to cease COBRA diving operations immediately until such time as replacement parts can […]

| Information Note number 1537

IMCA Membership Assessment Procedure – Diving Contractor Saturation Upgrade

This document describes the membership application and audit assessment procedure for all companies upgrading from surface supplied diving contractor membership to saturation diving contractor membership of the IMCA Diving Division.

| Information Note number 1528 | Original reference(s) IMCA D 27/20

IMCA Membership Assessment Procedure – Temporary to Full Diving Contractor

This document describes the application and audit assessment procedure for all applicants upgrading from temporary to full contractor membership of the IMCA Diving Division, encompassing both contractors undertaking surface supplied diving operations only and those utilising both surface supplied and saturation diving techniques.

| Information Note number 1527 | Original reference(s) IMCA D 26/20

IMCA Membership Assessment Procedure – Diving Contractor

This document describes the membership application and audit assessment procedure for all new applicants seeking Contractor membership of the IMCA Diving Division, encompassing both contractors undertaking surface supplied diving operations only and those utilising both surface supplied and saturation diving techniques.

| Information Note number 1526 | Original reference(s) IMCA D 25/20

COVID-19 swab-test testing for diver medics

Background Testing for Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) has become commonplace since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. Obtaining a sample for testing currently involves the use of a single swab to collect […]

| Information Note number 1522 | Original reference(s) IMCA D 24/20



IMCA Diving Supervisor and ALST Training During the COVID-19 Pandemic

IMCA-approved Trainee Air Diving Supervisor (TADS), Trainee Bell Diving Supervisor (TBDS) and Assistant Life Support Technician (ALST) courses are currently delivered by DT2 Training Supplier Members in accordance with IMCA […]

| Information Note number 1519 | Original reference(s) IMCA D 22/20

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