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AMSA Wants Your Opinion!

Have your say!  The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) is requesting input from the Hyperbaric industry into the content of the International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) “Code of Safety for Diving Systems” and the “Guidelines and Specifications for Hyperbaric Evacuations Systems”.…

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IMCA Resilience Awareness Program

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) launched a Resilience Awareness Program in January 2018 which is tailored for people in the marine contracting industry and aims to assist organisations and individuals to cope with challenging issues and to build resilience…

ADAS Assistance to TUCT Students

Since the unexpected closure of The Underwater Centre Tasmania (TUCT) in September 2017, ADAS has been working hard to provide both financial and training assistance to students who were adversely affected by the closure.  ADAS is happy to share that…

Have Your Say!

The ADAS Board recently established a working group to consider the provision of additional courseware that could be added to existing ADAS courses or delivered in their own right.  These would be courses or skill sets beyond fundamental diver or…

WorkSafe Victoria Deep Dives into Safety

A number of WorkSafe Victoria Work Health and Safety inspectors were recently involved in an 'on the job' training day to expand their knowledge in the running of an occupational diving project and site. Attendees felt the experience was valuable…

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Safety

This issue’s safety news includes alerts from IMCA relating to a KM37 helmet neck dam near miss, an increase in counterfeit training certificates, and asbestos contamination in ‘Eurogrit’ cleaning product.  We also share a recall notice of Kidde and Garrison…

ADAS Applications

Updating personal details and completing application forms are tasks that all ADAS certificate holders will encounter at some stage in their careers. ADAS gives some advice about how to ensure both these areas run as smoothly as possible when the…

New ADAS Schools

ADAS is excited to share news of a new Accredited Training Establishment for Diver Medical Technician training in Western Australia, and the recent establishment of training facilities in Tasmania and Singapore. Diver Medical Technician School Medical Training Solutions (MTS) based…

ADAS Student Assistance

On Friday the 15th of September, ADAS advised via it's website the closure of The Underwater Centre Tasmania (TUCT) due to liquidation, which occurred the previous day.  While certifications already issued by ADAS for students trained at TUCT will not…

The Underwater Centre Tasmania Closes

ADAS has been informed that The Underwater Centre Tasmania Pty Ltd (TUCT) has been placed in liquidation.  TUCT, as an independent business, is one of the ADAS accredited training establishments that recommends students to ADAS for certification. Certifications and renewals…

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