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$post_typeUSCG updates marine casualty reporting property damage thresholds

On 18 April 2018 the United States Coast Guard (USCG) amended the monetary property damage threshold amounts for reporting a marine casualty and for reporting a type of marine casualty called a “serious marine incident.”  The original regulations that set these dollar threshold amounts were written in the 1980s and had not been updated since … Continue reading “USCG updates marine casualty reporting property damage thresholds”

$post_typeMedical examination of divers: Central & North America initiative

, issued in July 2001, advised members of the requirements for doctors who undertake annual medical examination of divers, in light of the UK Health & Safety Executive (HSE) withdrawal of recognition of doctors operating outside the UK. A number of initiatives have seen diving contractors in particular regions agree to mutually recognise certain doctors … Continue reading “Medical examination of divers: Central & North America initiative”