Post Tagged with: "emergency"

It Happened to Me: Decompression Sickness / The Bends

It Happened to Me: Decompression Sickness / The Bends

11 December, 2017 at 5:00 am Comments are Disabled

  The scenarios below are based on real-life diving incidents documented by Divers Alert Network (DAN). Diver Experiences Leg Issues After Suspected Spinal Cord DCI After surfacing from an 80 foot (24 meter) dive, a diver experienced nausea and pain between her shoulder blades. It was her first dive of […]

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How Good Is Your Emergency Plan?

How Good Is Your Emergency Plan?

25 August, 2015 at 8:51 am Comments are Disabled

How Good Is Your Emergency Plan? – featured from DAN (Divers Alert Network) Few people actually consider that DAN’s emergency on-call staff answers more than 3,500 calls to the DAN® Emergency Hotline each year. Not surprisingly, a considerable number of these calls involve situations that could have been managed with good […]

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Stay Safe: Surface Signal Devices

Stay Safe: Surface Signal Devices

6 September, 2014 at 12:30 am Comments are Disabled

When you take the plunge under water, the world above the surface doesn’t pause; everything keeps moving, and in the unlikely event that the dive boat continues onward without you or you get separated from the rest of your dive buddies, you will need a way to attract attention. It […]

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