Author Archives: Rachel Brown

Bail-Out Safety

Does your bail-out have an overpressure relief valve? An overpressure relief valve is considered essential for all bail-out regulators, yet few divers use them.

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Questions and Answers

This month, I thought that I would comment on some questions that seem to repeatedly come up in conversation.

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Emergency Drills

On December 1, 1958, fire broke out at an elementary school in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Fire crews responded quickly to the scene, but 92 children and 3 Catholic Nuns died, trapped in the school.

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Commercial Diving Tracks

The landscape for Underwater Intervention (February 4-6) is undergoing subtle changes in hopes of driving new interest, as well as retaining some original content that has proven valuable throughout the years.

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ADCI and IMCA Working Together

ADCI and IMCA, the two major trade associations in the commercial diving industry, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on matters of operational safety, training standards, and the mutual recognition of diver qualifications.

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What’s Happening in the Commercial Diving Industry

HM Recompression Services joined ADCI. HM Recompression Services offers convenient turnkey hyperbaric chamber solutions by providing the chambers with Diver Medics at your job site.

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A Message from the ADCI President

Bryan Nicholls

As most of you know, summer is traditionally the busiest season of the year for divers, as it tends to be the most profitable, and often times sets the tone for the rest of the year.

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Avoiding the Hazards in Commercial Diving

The five most common causes of commercial diver deaths, as reported to The Divers Association International: how to find these hazards, identify them and avoid them.

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