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Diving: Lessons Learned

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November 7, 2016
Media: Article

An experienced NOAA Diver describes the events that led to his recent out of air incident and discusses ways to prevent another incident. 

July 19, 2016
Media: Article

During a multi-day, high tempo mission, a diver ran out of air and was assisted to the surface by his dive buddies. 

July 19, 2016
Media: Article

A habitat evaluation dive was interrupted by the unexpected appearance of a tug. 

July 19, 2016
Media: Article

A recent incident involved two divers that had surfaced from a dive, remaining afloat on the surface and undetected by topside support for 55 minutes. 

Closed Circuit Rebreather units lined up for a class
August 12, 2015
Media: Article
Summary A NOAA Diver using a closed circuit rebreather (CCR) recently experienced a persistent creep in their PO2 while diving and, after trying a diluent flush, decided to bail out to open circuit as a precaution and end...
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This section includes case studies of diving related incidents at NOAA and other comparable agencies.

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