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workshop attendees sit in a circle
November 7, 2017
Type: Media: Image

DMO Capt. Joel Dulaigh (left of easel) and NOAA Safety Officer Joe Duran (right of easel) lead a breakout session at the Diver Fatigue Workshop in Hawaii (November 7 & 8, 2017).

parts of an oxygen first stage regulator
December 19, 2017
Type: Media: Article

Guidance on how to maintain demand valves and oxygen 1st stages in the NOAA oxygen kits. 

December 15, 2017
Type: Media: Document

Maintenance policy for demand valves and oxygen first stages used by NOAA diving units.

November 8, 2017
Type: Media: Article

Submitted by D. Donahue

Attending: Donahue, Donaldson, Guberski, Hoggard, VerPlanck, McCormick, Loy, Humphrey, Ivey

Absent: Duran, Yoshinaga

1. Minutes from the 10/11 meeting were accepted as written.

July 10, 2017
Type: Media: Document

This memo provides guidance on the proper display of warning signals, specifically the red and white diver down flag and the international code flag Alpha.

A diving medical technician stands next to a hyperbaric chamber
November 29, 2017
Type: Media: Image

NOAA Diver and Diving Medical Technician Stephen Matadobra was instrumental in setting up the Hi'ilakai chamber at the Inouye Regional Center in Honolulu, HI in November 2017.

inflation caps, installed and removed
December 14, 2017
Type: Media: Image

Inflation caps on the Atomic SS1 alternate air source.

test lung assembly
December 14, 2017
Type: Media: Image

Figure 5. Test lung assembly.

A manually triggered ventilator demand valve
December 14, 2017
Type: Media: Image

Figure 4. A Diver's Alert Network manually triggered ventilator demand valve.

oxygen demand valve
December 14, 2017
Type: Media: Image

Figure 3. A Life Support Products (LSP) demand valve.

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