In the last half of 2020 the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has issued a number of safety alerts relevant to the commercial diving industry, including the fatality of two military divers in separate incidents.
IMCA Safety Flash 25/20
Emergency Lithium battery failed catastrophically in a diving bell.
IMCA Safety Flash 27/20
Near miss: sudden Loss of air from diver bail-out bottle.
IMCA Safety Flash 30/20
Two deaths of military divers.
IMCA Safety Flash 33/20
Air cylinders – differences in working pressure and valve types.