Information and guidance materials on diving and snorkelling related topics and issues.
On this page
- Diving work
- Recreational diving and snorkelling
- Safety alerts
- Examples of competency for diving work
- High risk diving work compliance checklist (DOC, 868 KB)
- General diving work compliance checklist (DOC, 873.5 KB)
- Example dive safety log for diving work using air (PDF, 220.54 KB)
- Example of risk management template for dive work (PDF, 107.36 KB)
- Example of a dive plan for dive work (DOC, 120 KB)
Recreational diving and snorkelling
- Recreational diving and snorkelling compliance checklist (DOC, 904 KB)
- Certificated diver risk management template (DOC, 89 KB)
- Medical declaration for entry level divers (PDF, 55.36 KB)
- Medical declaration for resort divers (PDF, 95.14 KB)
- Medical advice for snorkellers (PDF, 116.75 KB)
- Emergency plans for recreational diving and snorkelling
- Example dive safety log for recreational diving using air and dive tables (PDF, 135.69 KB)
Case studies highlight best practice and innovative examples of ways diving and snorkelling operators are managing the risks of cardiovascular disease deaths in recreational diving and snorkelling.
If you are a diving or snorkelling operator and would like to submit a case study, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Fantasea Adventure Cruising – a case study on managing the medical risks for snorkellers.
- Great Adventures – a case study on the safe use of hire snorkelling equipment.
- Mike Ball Dive Expeditions – a case study about managing the quick recovery of drifting divers.
- Advice for certificated divers
- Medical declaration for resort divers
- Advice for snorkellers
- Medical advice for snorkellers
- English (PDF, 2527.15 KB)
- Chinese (simplified) (PDF, 2207.06 KB)
- Chinese (traditional) (PDF, 2179.19 KB)
- French (PDF, 2158.54 KB)
- German (PDF, 2169.09 KB)
- Hindi (PDF, 1393.45 KB)
- Italian (PDF, 2164.4 KB)
- Japanese (PDF, 2176.64 KB)
- Korean (PDF, 2226.42 KB)
- Malay (PDF, 1257.26 KB)
- Russian (PDF, 2228.91 KB)
- Spanish (PDF, 2162.93 KB)
- Swedish (PDF, 2163.97 KB)
- Vietnamese (PDF, 2231.79 KB)
- Effective lookouts – monitoring divers and snorkellers effectively
- Managing the risk of cardiac death – preventing cardiac-related incidents by identifying at-risk recreational divers and snorkellers
- Snorkelling sense – this video can be incorporated into the safety briefing to help engage passengers and reinforce key snorkelling safety messages.
- Supervising resort divers – techniques to prevent divers becoming separated while underwater.
- Snorkel safety: a guide for workers (PDF, 3374.94 KB)
- Plan your dive, dive your plan (PDF, 5192.12 KB)
Read about diving safety alerts related to key risks and hazards for equipment, workplaces or work situations.
Relevant Acts, regulations and codes of practice are discussed under diving and snorkelling laws.
- Last updated
- 08 February 2018
New Code of Practice now in force
The new Recreational Diving and Snorkelling Code of Practice commenced on 8 February 2018.