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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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October 31, 2017

In this Issue: Air Quality Standards, Winter classes, Annual Report Timeline, Availability of Hyperbaric Treatments, Interim UDS at Stellwagen, DUSA checklist, Next NDCSB Meeting, Photos and Stories.

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September 29, 2017

In this issue: TBNMS Hosts AAUS Symposium, Keeping Track of Regulations, NOAA Diver and Divemaster Classes, Website Tips, Next NDCSB Meeting, Stories from the Field.

Aerial view of a diving tank
September 29, 2017

Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary hosted the annual American Academy of Underwater Sciences symposium from September 12 to 16, 2017.

September 26, 2017

DAN has reported potential safety problems with new flexible braided hoses that are sometimes used with regulators. 

Regulator dust cap
September 26, 2017

It seems like a small thing, but dust caps are actually a necessary safety device.

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August 29, 2017

In this issue: Dr. J. Morgan Wells, SBP Summit, Safety Meeting, Changes to NDSSM, NDP Annual Report, Alpha Flags, Field Trainers, Regulator Maintenance, Next NDCSB Meeting, Stories from the Field. 

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