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Testing of Breathing Gas

Many people will have seen the recent unfortunate incident where a number of school children have been hospitalised after a diving lesson and the subsequent urgent message from the HSE regarding breathing gas from Aqualogistics in Stockport. The Diving Standards

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Unserviceable Analox Oxygen Analysers (O2EII)

The Analox Oxygen Analyser (O2EII) is used in conjunction with the Factair F2235 to test breathing gas and should be held by all service diving branches.  Annex K to BRd 2806(5) provides full details of how they can be demanded

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Issues With Loan Pool Equipment

During the Q&A session at the end of the JS Diving Safety Conference, it became apparent that some units and expeditions had encountered problems with diving equipment issued from the AT Loan Pool at Bicester.  A number of these have

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CNBA Oxygen Content Analysis

A recent International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) safety flash (01/16) contains details of an incident where a commercial diver collapsed due to low oxygen content of what was believed to be air which was supplied to  him.   Fortunately this

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Updated FACTAIR F2235 Operating Manual

The manufacturer of the FACTAIR F2235 breathing gas testing device has just produced a revision to the manual which is now available to download from their website. The latest manual is dated March 2015 and previous versions should now be

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Gas Testing with FACTAIR F2235

In order to comply with the regulations concerning testing of breathing gas used for sub aqua AT it is necessary to use the FACTAIR F2235 gas testing kit.  In order to bring together information relating to the demand process, support

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