CSA Diving Standards Committee to meet in November in Toronto.

The Diving Standards Committees will meet from Nov 12-14th at the CSA Office in Mississauga, ON (5060 Spectrum Way), following is the schedule:

Tues., Nov. 12 – 1:00 p.m.            Z275.1 Hyperbarics SC Meeting (approve final draft)

Wed., Nov. 13 – 8:30 a.m.             Z275.2 Diving Safety Code SC Meeting (finish deep diving criteria)

Wed., Nov. 13 . . . → Read More: CSA Diving Standards Committee to meet in November in Toronto.

Diving Supervisors Course – JULY 8 – 13th Seneca College.

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Diving Supervisors Course July 8 – 13  2013 Location: Seneca College King Campus. King City ,Ontario

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 . . . → Read More: Diving Supervisors Course – JULY 8 – 13th Seneca College.

CADC MAG – GETTING THE IMAGES FOR LAKE ERIE GAS DIVING OPERATIONS

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

Diving around Dams – Safety Video from MOL.

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.

Ministry of Labour releases new diving inspection plan

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

Commercial Diving, Disorientation Hazards Lead to Firm’s $83,160 Fine

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

STANDARD CSA Z275.4 – Competency Standard for Diving, Hyperbaric Chamber, and Remotely Operated Vehicle Operations. – has now been submitted for Public Review

“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 Relocating.

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.

CSA Z180.1 Compressed Breathing Air is available for Public Review

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 to run in December.

Diving Supervisors Course November 29 – December 3, 2010 Location: Howard Johnston Hotel

Aurora, Ontario

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.