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ADAS Dive Project Management Course

ADAS' highly regarded Dive Project Management course has been revised and updated to make it more flexible and applicable to a wider group of potential candidates. The Dive Project Management course now leads to a Diploma level qualification with the option…

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Safety

There have been a number of safety related items received by ADAS in recent months.  These include various safety specific alerts; a NOPSEMA quality assurance alert; an ADCI maintenance and repair bulletin; and an IMCA prosecution advice. Safety Alerts Buoyancy Control Device…

Submitting Photos to ADAS

As you all know, when it comes time to renew your ADAS certification, you also need to submit a current photo for your new ADAS card.  Getting a decent photo of yourself can be harder than you think! The comic…

ADAS First Aid Proficiency Assessment

As many ADAS members are aware, existing divers or diving supervisors are required to maintain current First Aid, CPR and Oxygen Administration qualifications as indicated in Australian Standard AS/NZS 2299.1:2015. To help ADAS members meet this requirement, ADAS has developed a…

Review of Model Regulations

The Australian model Work Health and Safety Regulations for diving work are currently under review and Safe Work Australia is now taking submissions of public comment. Since the decision to conduct the review in 2015, Safe Work has distributed a…

New Zealand Industry Advisory Group Formed

A Diving Industry Advisory Group (DIAG), has been formed in New Zealand to identify and reduce incidences of preventable injury through improved communications between the occupational diving sector and the regulator, WorkSafe New Zealand. The new advisory group has been…

Maurie Vierow Retires from the ADAS Board

Maurie Vierow retires from the ADAS Board of Directors after 13 years. The ADAS Board would like to extend their gratitude to Maurie Vierow for his extraordinary contribution to the ADAS Board over the past 13 years. In his role…

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Safety Alerts

­Work Safe Victoria, NOPSEMA and IMCA have recently released safety alerts relating to occupational diving incidents. WorkSafe Victoria WorkSafe Victoria, issued a Hyperbaric Chambers Safety Alert in response to a serious incident which occurred earlier this year during the operation…

ADAS Online Revision Modules

ADAS is pleased to announce the availability of two new free online resources to help students, or currently certified ADAS members, revise some ADAS course content or to enhance their knowledge of diver-related physics, physiology, and diving illnesses. The two…

Diver Medical Technician Recertification

If you have a Diver Medical Technician (DMT) qualification, please read on to ensure a smooth recertification process. ADAS Diver Medical Technician qualification holders will know that in order to maintain your qualification, you need to undertake either a DMT refresher of…

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