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Diving Safety Recall text and NOAA logo
June 27, 2018

Hollis and Oceanic diaphragm-style regulators purchased or serviced between October 1, 2017 and May 25, 2018 have been recalled by the manufacturer.

Diver swimming over the remains of a ship
June 6, 2018

From June 2-8, the Office of National Marine Sanctuaries is partnering with Diving With a Purpose to map a shipwreck at Molasses Reef in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary (FKNMS). 

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May 25, 2018

In this issue: SEP Updates, NOAA Dive Log Goes Live, New UDS, Highlights from the NDCSB Annual Meeting  

Instructors and students from the graduating February 2018 NOAA Diver class
May 22, 2018

The NOAA Diving Center in Seattle, WA is looking for a Training Specialist to train divers, oversee diving activities, supervise hyperbaric operations, and maintain diving equipment. 

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February 28, 2018

In this issue: Regulator updates, DMS delays, Dive Log, NDCSB Annual Meeting, RDML Gallaudet, Chamber at IRC, Tech Diving, NDC Classes, NDP Featured, Next NDCSB Meeting, Snapshot from the Field.

A first stage from a scuba regulator showing corrosion
January 24, 2018

To prolong the life of your diving equipment there is one thing you can do that will make a huge difference: rinse it with freshwater!

Atomic SS1 air source for divers
January 9, 2018

NOAA Divers have reported problems with their Atomic SS1 inflation caps. This safety bulletin provides information and a list of required actions issued by the NDCSB.

Mares 22 Abyss regulator.
January 9, 2018

NOAA Divers have reported problems with levers detaching inside their Mares 22 Abyss regulators. This safety bulletin provides information and a list of required actions issued by the NDCSB.

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December 20, 2017

In this issue: Maintenance of O2 equipment, hyperbaric chamber support, Alpha flags, SEP safety concerns, SEP fees, Diver Fatigue Workshop report, NDC Classes, next NDCSB meeting, share your photos!

parts of an oxygen first stage regulator
December 19, 2017

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


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