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ADAS Welcomes New Chair and Board Member

ADAS has welcomed a new Board Chair Dr Stuart Cannon, and Board Member, Ben Law, as we farewell Board member Wendy Chambers and Chairman Ian Milliner, and thank Ian for his ten years of service on the ADAS Board.
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Two safety events reported from IMCA include the tragic death of a dive instructor caused by incorrect valve threads on a diving cylinder, and a near miss incident where a diver’s umbilical became trapped. We also share an update from Safe Work Australia on managing psychosocial hazards in the workplace.

IMCA Updates

IMCA has published two new Guidance documents: the first provides information and guidance on the provision, acceptance and handling of breathing gases for diving, the second on protecting divers during underwater excavations. Additionally, IMCA Contractor Members are invited to submit Safety Statistics for 2022.
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Three safety events have been reported in recent IMCA Safety Flashes, and WorkSafe Victoria provides a reminder on the hazards associated with filling SCUBA cylinders.
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Executive Assists on Diving Research Project

In a welcome change from the office, the Executive Director recently took leave from ADAS to volunteer as a diver for a project led by University of Sydney on One Tree island off the Queensland coast.
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