Safety information for divers and snorkellers

Safety information for divers and snorkellers

Safety information for divers and snorkellers in English and non-English speaking languages. Includes medical declaration form for snorkelling and resort diving; snorkelling and diving signals; and flotation device options. read more... about Safety information for divers and snorkellers

Dive cylinder fill whips

Experienced technician critically injured by mismatching scuba cylinder tank valve fitting

The purpose of this safety alert is to highlight the risks associated with the filling of SCUBA cylinders using a flexible fill hose. read more... about Dive cylinder fill whips

Safe filling of portable aluminium alloy cylinders

Exploded alloy cylinder

The purpose of this alert is to inform all businesses and people who fill aluminium alloy cylinders of the risks of death and injury from cylinder explosion. read more... about Safe filling of portable aluminium alloy cylinders

Diving and snorkelling

Diving and snorkelling work takes place in coastal and some inland locations throughout Queensland. Together they are economically important industry sub-sectors within tourism, construction, research and primary production. Many different types of diving work activities are undertaken including:

Important safety issues

The Diving and snorkelling industry encompasses both occupational diving work, which is often high risk, as well as recreational diving and snorkelling. There are a variety of important safety issues relevant to all of these:

Laws and compliance

Codes of practice

Films

Last updated
31 October 2016