Some last minute spaces have become available. The course will run from May 4th to 7th in Kentville, Nova Scotia (about an hour out of Halifax). The course is accredited by the Diver Certification Board of Canada, and meets the requirements of the CSA Diver Competency Standard Z275.4-12. Cost for the program is $700.00, for . . . → Read More: Dive Supervisors Course – May 4th -> 7th. Kentville, Nova Scotia.
Joyce Wilson – wife of Jim Wilson – passed away suddenly April 9th after a short illness. Joyce was instrumental in growth of CADC as secretary to Jim Wilson (our former CADC Executive Director) and was part of a dynamic team in the build of CADC. Her enthusiasm for life shone brightly on all those . . . → Read More: Former CADC Secretary Joyce Wilson passes away.
(Reprint from CADC Mag – Spring 2013)
Employing the right underwater contractor can reduce civil and criminal liability exposure in case of accidents and affect your bottom line. Here’s what you need to know.
Employing an underwater contractor ignorant of current safety standards and regulations can expose the employer to serious (and . . . → Read More: Hiring the Professional Diving Contractor: The Bottom Line
Fort William, UK – The Underwater Centre in Scotland and CADC member Divers Institute of Technology (DIT) in Seattle, Washington, have allied to provide dive students from the United States and Canada an opportunity to complete saturation diver training and ROV pilot technician training. There is no facility in the United States that has the . . . → Read More: CADC Member Divers Institute of Technology (DIT) and Underwater Centre form alliance for saturation, ROV training
The Canadian Association of Diving Contractors has presented the CSA a donation of $1000 in support of the CSA Z275 Dive Standards development.
“CADC and its members have had a long and continuing input into the development of the Canadian Standards Association’s (CSA) Z275 series of Diving Standards,” CADC president Glenn Costello said. “The CADC . . . → Read More: CADC commits to financial contributions for development of CSA Diving Standards
The Diver Certification Board of Canada diver certification is a certificate that acknowledges that the holder is recognized as complying with the CSA Competencey Standard 275.4 . The certification is recognized nationally by most regulatory authorities and by all CADC member companies. They are also recognized world-wide, including companies associated with the International Marine Contractors . . . → Read More: DCBC updates and clarifies policy regarding recertification of divers every 5 years as per CSA Standard 275.4.
The CADC has begun a Canadian RCC Database Project by CADC in conjunction with DND to locate and list all private, public and commercial recompression chambers in Canada. If you have or know of a current (and operational) recompression facility, please enter the pertinent information so we can add it to our list. The intent . . . → Read More: Canadian RCC Database Project initiated by CADC
The Ontario Ministry of Labour has a DIRECT link to their required notification of Diving Project – it is located HERE . OR (paste this into your browser – https://www.appmybizaccount.gov.on.ca/wps/poc/mba_pub?uri=pagelink:osb.eform &formTemplateId=36014190&lang=en )
As well as being the Executive director of CADC, I also do professional documentary photography of the marine industry – including the military. (see DougElsey.com) As a tribute to them, I do a screensaver (for windows) every year of the images I have taken on past assignments for the MCM (Mine Counter Measures) and EOD . . . → Read More: Free 2013 MCM Diving Screensaver and Calendar available.
Doug Elsey / CADC submitted a proposal for a new section in Z275.2 on potable water as it relates to diving operations and use with diving equipment. It was noted that the primary need for assurance of water quality maintenance is in diving operations inside confined spaces. Assurance of care not to contaminate potable water . . . → Read More: CADC proposes inclusion of Potable Water diving to CSA Standard 275.2 (Diving Operations).