A behind the scenes look at the task of CADC Exec Director (and professional photographer) Doug Elsey getting the dive images for an upcoming article on Lake Erie Gas Field diving operations. The images will be used in an upcoming article on the diving operations going on in the Lake Erie Gas Fields by Dundee . . . → Read More: CADC MAG – GETTING THE IMAGES FOR LAKE ERIE GAS DIVING OPERATIONS
The Ontario Ministry of Labour has released a new video on Dive Safety around dams. Check it out.
Also see the Guidelines on working around Delta P situations also on this site. Click here to be directed to Guidelines.
When errors occur in commercial diving operations the results are often fatal. The Ministry of Labour (MOL) has released a new diving operation plan to help make sure these errors don’t happen.The plan is intended to ensure that employers, owners, constructors, diving supervisors and workers know what do to in an emergency. These workplaces . . . → Read More: Ministry of Labour releases new diving inspection plan
OSHA has cited Trenton, N.J.-based IEW Construction Group Inc. for 12 commercial diving and other serious safety violations found while the company was doing repair work on the Alexander Road Bridge in Princeton, N.J. OSHA initiated an investigation… . . . → Read More: Commercial Diving, Disorientation Hazards Lead to Firm’s $83,160 Fine
“The draft new edition of CSA Z275.4 has now been submitted for Public Review. Anyone with Internet access may now review the draft Standard and provide comments for the consideration of our Committee. Advise interested stakeholders to go to CSA’s public review web site: https://review.csa.ca/opr/opr_about.asp?loc=CAN.
Following the 60-day public review period, CSA will then ready . . . → Read More: STANDARD CSA Z275.4 – Competency Standard for Diving, Hyperbaric Chamber, and Remotely Operated Vehicle Operations. – has now been submitted for Public Review
Canadian Working Divers Institute is moving to a superior facility near Chapleau Ontario. (see http://www.chapleaulodge.com/ )
Gord Hay – course director – said, “The first year of operation was in 1993 on Catchacoma Lake in Buckhorn Ontario, Canada. Eight years ago the only other college training commercial divers in Canada was Seneca. We ran 3 . . . → Read More: Canadian Working Divers Institute Relocating.
The new edition of CSA Z180.1, Compressed Breathing Air is available for Public Review.
The Public Review site is located at: https://review.csa.ca/opr/opr_about.asp?loc=CAN
The new editions of Z275.2 and Z180.1, the air purity criteria, breathing air equipment, and compressor criteria in both documents have now been harmonized. This is an important step forward in that it . . . → Read More: CSA Z180.1 Compressed Breathing Air is available for Public Review
Diving Supervisors Course November 29 – December 3, 2010 Location: Howard Johnston Hotel
Course Outline . Elements of supervision . Motivation & communication . Legislation . Site emergencies and accident investigation . Dive accident prevention and management planning . Health and Safety, policies, management and procedures . Management of simulated diving emergencies (shams)- . . . → Read More: Diving Supervisors Course to run in December.