SAFETY RULES AND REGULATIONS
1. All operations and actions are to be conducted with an Attitude of Safety First.
2. Any and all injuries no matter how small must be reported immediately to the instructor. And complications reported after school hours must be reported.
3. Consumption of any alcohol or drugs strictly forbidden during classes or diving operations. Instructors reserve the right to suspend the student from classes.
4. Any unsafe equipment must be reported immediately to the instructor.
5. All dive briefing details: depth time and amounts outlined by the instructor must be adhered too.
6. All recall signals must be obeyed. The instructor reserves the right to suspend the student if the dive plan is not followed.
7. Any illness or medications taken must be reported to the instructor. There are certain medications which have increased side effects under pressure.
8. A hair style, beard or mustache which interferes with the safe operation of a diving helmet face mask oral nasal mask or any other equipment is not allowed.
9. Any rings, jewelry earrings or other body piercing must be removed prior to diving or equipment operation.
10. Students planning to fly or travel to altitude after any course, must inform instructor of these plans prior to diving. The best medical advice suggest that one should wait 24 hours after a dive.
11. Students diving on weekends must inform the instructor of any diving within the previous hours prior to the course dives. Students diving on weekends must inform the instructor of any diving injury or unusual incident experienced over the weekend.
12. All diving operations will be in compliance with WORKSAFE BC Occupational Health and Safety Regulations.
13. All boating operations will be in compliance with Canadian Coast Guard Regulations.
14. After diving all staff and students are required to wear a MEDIC Alert bracelet or dog tag indicating the possibility of decompression illness for a period of 24 hours after the last dive.
15. All boating operations will be in compliance with the Canadian Coast Guard Regulations.
16. After diving all staff and students are required to wear a Medic Alert Bracelet indicating possibility of decompression illness for a period of 24 hours after the last dive.
17. Gloves are to be worn on all work projects, underwater or topside on the vessels.
Today's Date: September 21, 2023