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When THREE is NEVER Enough :The movement to a Four Man minimum crew.

(Some jurisdictions in the diving industry allow for the use of a three-man dive crew on a jobsite. But, when you think of it, what is the operational position of this crew? Who is doing what?  Let’s look at a typical three-man dive crew on a jobsite through the eyes—and voice—of the man in charge. . . . → Read More: When THREE is NEVER Enough :The movement to a Four Man minimum crew.

Solutions to Diver Safety: Three Key Ingredients

(Pre-Print from CADC Mag Winter 2017-18) Thirty-nine-year-old Luke Seabrook from Dartmouth, NS, was killed on the job on July 15, 2015 as he was inspecting an underwater dam gate at the Nova Scotia Power plant in Annapolis Royal. He died when he was sucked into a gap under the gate, which should have been closed. . . . → Read More: Solutions to Diver Safety: Three Key Ingredients

CADC MAGAZINE WINTER 2017-2018 ONLINE NOW – CHILLING TALES ISSUE

As I wrote this, we were just into the first part of December, and this country has rain on the coasts, snow in the mountains, green grass in the middle, with temperatures ranging from +15˚C to -30˚C all over the place. All at once, we have rain, slush, snow and green grass. Gotta love this . . . → Read More: CADC MAGAZINE WINTER 2017-2018 ONLINE NOW – CHILLING TALES ISSUE

CADC Dive Company – Canadian Pump and Power – finalist for award.

For the first time in its five-year history, the Private Business Growth Award organizers have chosen a Canadian diving/industrial marine company as a Top 10 finalist for their annual prize. Canada Pump and Power of Ardrossan, Alberta is vying for the award alongside companies working in medical technology, electronics, brewing, plastics and more.  

The . . . → Read More: CADC Dive Company – Canadian Pump and Power – finalist for award.

Preventable tragedy – DOWNLOAD CSA Guidelines for Diving around Dams and Delta P

Luke Seabrook died in 2015 by being partially sucked through a tidal power control gate. It wasn’t a difficult job – but it certainly was a dangerous job if basic safety procedures around the structure were ignored or taken lightly. He wasn’t the first to succumb to this type of accident – and sadly he . . . → Read More: Preventable tragedy – DOWNLOAD CSA Guidelines for Diving around Dams and Delta P

Company that pleaded guilty in diver’s death ordered to pay $34K

Paul’s Diving must pay fines and hold 15 safety presentations by next October

By Emma Smith, CBC News Posted: Oct 26, 2017 7:55 PM ATLast Updated: Oct 26, 2017 7:55 PM AT

Luke Seabrook, 39, was working to inspect the gates that control the flow of the Annapolis River tides. (Seabrook . . . → Read More: Company that pleaded guilty in diver’s death ordered to pay $34K

Nova Scotia Diving Company pleads guilty to two safety violations in diver’s death.

Mother of diver says company’s guilty plea will do nothing to improve safety

CBC News Posted: Sep 14, 2017 5:51 PM ATLast Updated: Sep 14, 2017 10:08 PM AT

Luke Seabrook trained to become a commercial diver in Ontario. (Seabrook family)

Safety violations laid in diver’s death at Nova Scotia . . . → Read More: Nova Scotia Diving Company pleads guilty to two safety violations in diver’s death.

Phil Nuytten receives Order of Canada for deep-sea exploration achievements.

Phil Nuytten –  a founding member of the CADC and a former past president of the association – has been recognized for his contributions to deep-sea exploration. Phil began his career as a commercial diver, but was driven to develop his own equipment through an almost intuitive ability to understand the forces at work beneath . . . → Read More: Phil Nuytten receives Order of Canada for deep-sea exploration achievements.

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.

CSA Dive Safety Committees to meet in Halifax NS June 21/22 2017

CSA Dive Standards Committee will meet in Halifax Nova Scotia in conjunction with the Canadian Standards Associations AGM (June 18-20.)

Dive Committee meetings will take place at the Halifax during the committee week from June 21 > 22 2017.

June 21 (8:30 a.m. – 10:00)                   Hyperbaric Facilities SC (Z275.1) June 21 (10:15 a.m. – 12:00 . . . → Read More: CSA Dive Safety Committees to meet in Halifax NS June 21/22 2017