2019 JS Diving Incident Reports

The table below contains a sanitised version (no names or units!) of the service diving incidents that have been received by JSSADC in 2019.

19/1During the ascent phase of a planned deco dive to 40m, two divers deployed DSMBs mid-water. At 6m one of the divers became entangled in their DSMB and slowly ascended to the surface missing 1m of stops.

The diver was placed on oxygen and the DDMO contacted. Following advice the diver was removed from oxygen and sent for a medical examintaion after which he was pronounced fit to conduct diving.