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CADC MAG SUMMER 2017 ISSUE FOCUSES ON PROTECTING THE DIVER – AND THE CLIENT.

(CADC MAG SUMMER 2017 – DIGITAL EDITION)

“There are old divers – and there are bold divers. But there are very few old, bold divers”

Commercial diving and the supply of underwater services is a serious business. Things have come a long way from “the good ol’ days” hard hat diver to the . . . → Read More: CADC MAG SUMMER 2017 ISSUE FOCUSES ON PROTECTING THE DIVER – AND THE CLIENT.

CADC MAGAZINE WINTER 2016-17 now available in digital format.

Welcome to the digital edition of the 2016 -2017 Winter version of CADC Magazine.

The adage that “the only thing sure thing in life is change” rings true as I write this just into the New Year. Besides the New Year and political shifts around the world, we in the Canadian Diving industry are facing . . . → Read More: CADC MAGAZINE WINTER 2016-17 now available in digital format.

One Country – One Dive Standard: Federal Govt pushes for harmonized Health and Safety across Canada.

(PrePrint: CADC Mag Winter 2016-2017)

The quest by our diving industry to implement one single national diving standard across the country got a big boast this fall when Provincial and territorial labour ministers gathered for an annual meeting with federal Labour Minister MaryAnn Mihychuk in Prince George, B.C., in September 2016.

On the agenda was . . . → Read More: One Country – One Dive Standard: Federal Govt pushes for harmonized Health and Safety across Canada.

Diving Professionals Reflect on workplace death last year.

Diving professionals reflect on workplace death last year Information Morning – NS

July 18, 2016 Season 2016, Episode 300256432 06:22 CLICK ON LINK BELOW TO HEAR CBC RADIO INTERVIEW OF DOUG ELSEY BY CBC’S ELIZABETH CHIU It’s been a year since diver Luke Seabrook was killed on the job at a Nova Scotia Power dam. . . . → Read More: Diving Professionals Reflect on workplace death last year.

Enough is enough : CADC and DCBC push for National Diving Safety Standard.

(Reprint from CADC Magazine Spring/Summer 2016 )

The Canadian Association of Diving Contractors (CADC) and the Diver Certification Board of Canada (DCBC) are unanimous in pushing forward for nationwide implementation of a single diving standard based on the current CSA Standard Z275.2 (Diving Operations) and the Z275.4 (Diving Competency). These are minimum diving safety standards . . . → Read More: Enough is enough : CADC and DCBC push for National Diving Safety Standard.

Z275.2-15 Interpretation Note for Diving in Contaminated Environments

(Reprint from CADC Magazine – Spring Summer 2016) The latest Occupational Safety Code for diving operations contains revised instructions for contaminated water diving (CWD). The revised code contains a lot of new information and, perhaps inevitably, its publication raised as many questions as it answered. In direct response to industry feedback the CSA Z275 technical . . . → Read More: Z275.2-15 Interpretation Note for Diving in Contaminated Environments

CADC, DCBC and underwater industry stakeholders call for harmonized diving safety standards across Canada.

Industry calls for single diving standard for Canada

Most everything in this world has a “service life.” Not unlike, the diving industry in Canada is lead today by some incredible individuals, but we must all remember there were leaders before them and there will be leaders after them.

As time marches on, so must . . . → Read More: CADC, DCBC and underwater industry stakeholders call for harmonized diving safety standards across Canada.

CADC Magazine Winter 2015-2016 available.

The Winter 2015-2016 edition of the CADC Magazine is available. (excerpt from the executive director) The new CSA Diving Operations Standard Z275.2-15 is now out. There was extensive revision to the previous document and it is an accumulation of thousands of man/company hours of input into its changes. It is a living document; it is . . . → Read More: CADC Magazine Winter 2015-2016 available.

CADC Mag – Fall/Winter 2014 hits the street

The times they are a changin’,” sang Bob Dylan. Our Diving industry is in the midst of a sea of change. Crooner Bobby was so prophetic; I wonder if he ever got wet?

I attended a meeting of the Ontario Infrastructure Health and Safety Association-Diving Labour Management Committee to discuss issues working divers and companies . . . → Read More: CADC Mag – Fall/Winter 2014 hits the street