Recreational Diving and Snorkelling Code of Practice 2018

New Code of Practice now in force

The new Recreational Diving and Snorkelling Code of Practice commenced on 8 February 2018. It has been reviewed and updated to maintain Queensland’s high standards of safety for the recreational diving and snorkelling. read more... about Recreational Diving and Snorkelling Code of Practice 2018

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

Enriched air nitrox (EANx) compressor systems

Oil/Water separator

This safety alert highlights the dangers associated with the production of Nitrox, including the oxygen stick method. read more... about Enriched air nitrox (EANx) compressor systems

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:

Industry action plans

Industry action plans outline key activities that will be undertaken by Workplace Health and Safety Queensland to improve health and safety outcomes in the following sectors.

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
12 February 2018