This list of these risk assessments is to provide a guideline for the safe conduct of diving/training undertaken by club members and to highlight any known hazards to control. This is a working document and may require amendment during the course of the recreational activity to reflect the conditions on site.
Dive Manager to submit plan to club Diving Officer complete with a list of participating divers.
The D.O. will verify his agreement with the Dive Plan and give approval (which shall be recorded by date/time) before any club diving commences.
Without the D.O. approval the dive is outside the responsibility of the Club. Refer to BSAC dive definition sheet for clarification
Description of Task
All diving carried out as per the guidelines of the BSAC safe diving practices
For a Drift Dive: To dive in a tidal current in open water at no greater depth that qualification allows and that of past previous experience.
For a Wreck Dive: To dive a wreck during slack water for that site at no greater depth that qualification allows and that of past previous experience.
Supervision and Personnel
Dive Manager (DM)
Assistant Dive Manager (ADM)
Diver Coxn (maybe either or both of the above)
Qualified O2 administrator and deputy
Rescue Diver/first aider and deputy : to be nominated on site
All training being provided under instruction of T.O. or appointed open water instructor using BSAC programme and tuition guide
Ratio to Trainees to Instructor Max 2:1
The following risk assessments, relevant to the tasks being carried out are attached. All participants involved are to sign below that this document has been read and understood before their commencement in activity.
IMMEDIATE MEASURES TO DEAL WITH CONSQUENCES IF RISK DOES OCCUR
Medical Self Declaration / Referral to Medical Referee
CPR by Instructor/Buddy.
Emergency services activation plan
Trainees receive specific training in Ear Clearing