Divers Alert Network has published a guide to help dive professionals and business owners manage the hazards associated with dive operations.
About DAN: The world’s most recognized and respected dive safety organization, Divers Alert Network (DAN), has remained committed to the health and well-being of divers for more than 40 years. The organization’s research, medical services, and global-response programs create an extensive network that supports divers with vital services such as injury prevention, educational programs, and lifesaving evacuations. Every year, hundreds of thousands of divers around the world look to DAN as their dive safety organization. Join the DAN community or learn more at DAN.org.
This digital guide covers various aspects of dive businesses — including training pools, retail areas, fill stations, and dive boats — and presents practical strategies for mitigating risk in all of them.
Use DAN’s Safety Tips for Dive Operators to help you:
- Ensure a safe working environment for your staff
- Conduct systematic reviews of your operations
- Comply with industry standards
- Prevent the spread of infectious diseases
- Promote customer satisfaction
- Enhance your emergency preparedness
“DAN has a long history of working with dive operators to promote safety,” said DAN president and CEO Bill Ziefle.
“Dive professionals are the lifeblood of this industry, and they’re the ones who instill safety consciousness in new divers. We’ve created this guide not only for their students’ and divers’ well-being, but also for their own."
"The tips and strategies outlined in Safety Tips for Dive Operators represent the most significant steps dive operators can take to promote safety and limit their liability.”
This video introduction provides an overview of the guide.