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Forged diving certificates

We have recently learned of irregularities coming to light on a project whose scope included a small inshore diving element.

On audit, the diving company was discovered to have a number of certification inconsistencies including forged HSE diving certificates and medicals. The diving contractor involved had been operating in the area for the past two years.

This highlights the importance of having in place audit programmes for sub-contractor companies and their personnel.

Safety Event

Published: 1 December 1999
Download: IMCA SF 07/99

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