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Calls to DAN Asia-Pacific for Help Q4 2017

Every week DAN Asia-Pacific receives calls for help from Members, and non-Members, from destinations all over the world and for a whole plethora of reasons, not all of which are diving-related....

DCS can be a very subtle sickness, something we can easily deny and put down to the tiredness of a busy dive schedule, or change of routine. But the effects, even...

Flying after diving - what are the risks?

You may have heard of divers who fly less than 12-hours after diving with no negative impact and others that wait a longer period who end up with symptoms of DCI...

In this article, DAN Asia-Pacific’s General Manager, Scott Jamieson, discusses the importance of knowing your personal limits and when to call (or abort) a dive

In this article, DAN Asia-Pacific’s General Manager, Scott Jamieson, discusses the importance of knowing your personal limits and when to call (or abort) a dive

Most divers these days use dive computers and appear to be reasonably confident that by doing so they will avoid decompression illness (DCI) as long as they dive within its limits....

In the Event of a Diving Emergency, Be Prepared Before Calling a DAN Hotline

SAFETY TIP: In the Event of a Diving Emergency, Be Prepared Before Calling a DAN Hotline: make sure you have a call-back number available. NOTE: All divers can call a DAN...

Alba Diving providing oxygen at Tulamben Beach

There’s a new installation near Tulamben beach: roofed plinth with a 50-litre bottle of oxygen and an oxygen delivery kit. A banner declares that the facility has been provided by Alba...

Party on... not! The dangers of partying too hard the night before

Excerpt: Divers often gather for a beer or two after a long day of diving, and some drink more than just one or two! What are the risks - especially when...

Human Factors Skills in Diving Course at DAN AP 29-30 November led by Gareth Lock

An intensive 2-day course for instructors, instructor trainers and those who are exposed to higher levels of risk, for example in cave and technical diving, to improve their personal and team...

Oxygen preparedness: Delivery Equipment, Training and other factors play a big part. How prepared is your dive operator?

There’s more to Oxygen Preparedness than just having that green case with the reassuring DAN sticker on it tucked away in the bow. Delivery equipment, training and other factors play a...