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Review of Diving Regulations

Have your say in 2016 about changes to current diving regulations. Safe Work Australia is currently undertaking a review of Part 4.8 of the Model Work Health and Safety Regulations. Part 4.8 of the Regulations relate specifically to diving work…

NOPSEMA News

The National Offshore Petroleum, Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) issued a safety alert in November, relating to the risks associated with electric storage batteries. They also announced the prosecution of a contractor, relating to a serious incident involving a…

Imca

IMCA Safety Flash

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) issued safety flash 22/15 in December relating to significant incidents reported by IMCA member companies. Safety flash 22/15 includes details about corrosion related failure of bolts used to secure lifeboat winches; catastrophic failure of…

ADAS Diving Supervisor Simulator

ADAS diving supervisor simulators help students meet critical competency requirements. The ADAS diving supervisor simulators, which were a world first development by ADAS in 2011, are now available for use by diving supervisors who either need to gain panel hours…

Safety-first

Safety in Diving

Three articles which show different aspects of safety at work and some interesting resources for you to use.   As always, dive team safety is an integral part of any work within the diving industry. Below are three articles which…

ADAS SCUBA Review

ADAS undertakes a major review of occupational SCUBA training. Many of you may now have heard about a tragic incident that occurred at an ADAS Accredited Training Establishment earlier this year, where trainee diver Mark Murphy sadly lost his life.…

Imca

IMCA Update

Jane Bugler of IMCA has provided the following information regarding IMCA systems. Underwater Lifting and Rigging IMCA has an active workgroup developing guidance on underwater rigging and lifting which is intended to complement IMCA’s offshore lifting operations guidance.  The workgroup…

ADAS Continues to Provide Opportunities

One of ADAS’ major purposes is the continual strive to not only improve diver safety but also to provide opportunities for ADAS card holders in Australia and internationally. This includes creating partnerships with international organisations so ADAS card holders can…

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New ADAS website

Welcome to the new ADAS website. Thanks for your patience during the necessary transition from our old website to the new version and we are sure it will be worth the inconvenience. The new look site still has all the information…

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