Diving and snorkelling safety
The hazards of diving and snorkelling must be managed to eliminate or minimise the risks of death, injury or illness as far as is reasonably practicable. Effective risk management requires persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU) to identify all hazards, assess risks and implement, maintain and review control measures. Read more about Diving and snorkelling risk management
Tragically, divers and snorkellers have been left behind by dive and snorkelling vessels. Anyone who uses a vessel to transport people to a diving or snorkelling site must be certain that all people on board are accounted for before the vessel departs from each site. Read more about Head counts
- Last updated
- 05 December 2016
New Code of Practice now in force
The new Recreational Diving and Snorkelling Code of Practice commenced on 8 February 2018.