IMCA Safety Flash 05/17

Focus: Diving Safety

The first incident is a clarification and reissue by NOPSEMA of their Safety Alert 63 regarding quality assurance of diving system audits. The other two incidents are diving-related near miss incidents, covering firstly, suspected high levels of C02 in diver breathing has, and secondly, failures of pillar valves.

1 Clarification from NOPSEMA: Quality Assurance of Diving System Audits

2 Near Miss: Suspected High Levels of CO2 in Diver Breathing Gas

3 Bailout Cylinder and Pillar Valve Compatibility Failure

Click to read the safety flash in full: IMCASF0517