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Diver safety – high pressure water jetting

Updated August 2023:

The Australian National Offshore Petroleum Safety Authority (NOPSA as was) published Safety Alert 46 (attached) regarding diver safety during high pressure water jetting operations. The alert highlights an incident where a diver sustained a serious injury when the retro diffuser tube became detached from the gun allowing the full force of the retro jet to penetrate the diver’s arm.

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