Guidance on diving operations in support of underwater ship husbandry

January 2024 – Initial publication

  • Background
  • Glossary of Terms
  • Aims
  • Application
  • Selection of Diving Contractors to Undertake Underwater Ship Husbandry
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Personnel
  • Diving Equipment Setup Locations
  • Equipment
  • Dive Planning and Procedures
  • Risk Assessment
  • Permit to Work
  • Hazards Associated with Underwater Ship Husbandry
  • References
  • Appendix 1: Underwater Ship Husbandry Diving Contractor Assurance Checklist
  • Appendix 2: Underwater Ship Husbandry Risk Register
  • Appendix 3: Example of an Underwater Ship Husbandry Work Permit
  • Appendix 4: Example of a Checklist for the Use of Plugs, Blanks and Cofferdams
Reference(s): IMCA HSSE048, IMCA M265, IMCA D082
Published:January 2024
Version:New Publication
Grade:IMCA Recommended Practice

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