$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”

$post_typeMedical examination of divers: Italy 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 from doctors operating outside the UK. Subsequently, four members and three other diving contractors in Italy, through their association AISI (Associazione Imprese Subacquee … Continue reading “Medical examination of divers: Italy initiative”

$post_typeMedical examination of divers: Asia-Pacific 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 from doctors operating outside the UK. Subsequently, four members in Singapore agreed to jointly recognise a number of doctors to conduct diver medicals … Continue reading “Medical examination of divers: Asia-Pacific initiative”

$post_typeTraining of diving doctors

Earlier this year, IMCA provided Diving Division members with the latest guidance note from the Diving Medical Advisory Committee (DMAC) – Approval of Diving Medicine Courses (DMAC 29).  An article in the February newsletter set out a brief explanation of the new arrangements, edited from the following: When accident or illness arises on a working … Continue reading “Training of diving doctors”