Code of practice for the use of high pressure jetting equipment by divers

August 1998 – Initial publication

July 2013, Rev. 1 – Updated to incorporate ultra high pressure jetting equipment and two safety flashes

October 2021, Rev. 1.1 – Minor additions to guidance

Contents
  • Scope
  • Definitions
  • Introduction
  • Equipment
  • Protection of Personnel
  • Operational Procedures
  • Avoidance of Accidents During Underwater HP and UHP Water Jetting Operations
  • References
  • Appendix 1 – Diving Medical Advisory Committee Recommendation – Accidents with High Pressure Water Jets (DMAC 03 – January 1981)
  • Appendix 2 – Advice to Attending Medic or Doctor
  • Appendix 3 – Useful Contacts
  • Appendix 4 – Extract from IMCA Safety Flash 05/11 – Diver Safety – High Pressure Water Jetting Operations
  • Appendix 5 – Extract from IMCA Safety Flash 06/07 – Diver Injury Using Cavitation Blaster
Reference(s): IMCA D 049
Published:October 2021
Version:Rev. 1.1
Grade:IMCA Recommended Practice
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