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Diving contractor fined for safety failings

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A diving contractor from Johnstone, Renfrewshire, has been fined for safety failings in operations for shellfish diving.

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RR1073 – The provision of breathing gas to divers in emergency situations

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The report examined the diving industry guidance provided to divers and supervisors in the amount and method of determining how much emergency gas a diver can require.

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MA1 – The medical examination and assessment of commercial divers (rev4)

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This revised publication is primarily for HSE Approved Medical Examiners of Divers (AMEDs) in performing fitness to dive medicals for the purposes of the Diving at Work Regulations 1997. The document may also be of interest to commercial divers.

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HSE releases injury and ill-health statistics 2014/15

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The full statistical report and industry specific data can be found online.

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Skipper sentenced for failings leading to diver death

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The skipper of a shellfish fishing boat has been sentenced for serious safety failings after the death of a diver in the River Forth Estuary. 

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