Code of practice for the initial and periodic examination, testing and certification of diving plant and equipment

Version History:

December 2023, Rev. 2.3 – Quality check; headers, footers, detail sheets & document map updated; no change to content

August 2022, Rev. 2.2 – Updated to align with the guidance contained in IMCA LR 001/IMCA SEL 022/IMCA M 194.

March 2022, Rev. 2.1 – Load test of lifting points on Man-Riding Basket/Bell (Details Sheet 3) reduced from 1.5 times SWL to 1.25 times SWL.

December 2021, Rev.2 – Updated to clarify any anomalies and bring the guidance into alignment with current industry good practice.

June 2014, Rev.1 – Updated to incorporate equipment improvements and changed operating practices since first publication.

February 1999 – Initial publication.

  • Introduction
  • Glossary
  • Certification and Classification
  • The Competent Person
  • Responsibilities
  • Documentation
  • Planned Maintenance Systems (PMS)
  • Explanation of this Document
  • Index to Detail Sheets
  • Appendix 1 – Detail Sheets
Reference(s): IMCA D018
Published:December 2023
Version:Rev. 2.3
Grade:IMCA Recommended Practice

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