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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...

A common question from female divers is whether they can keep diving whilst pregnant or dive during pregnancy

A common question from female divers is whether they can keep diving whilst pregnant. Even those trying to become pregnant need to read this blog.

Wreck Diving Safety DAN AP Kashi Maru with Dive Munda Solomon Islands Diveplanit

Wrecks provide a fascinating window on the past and can be a museum of both human history and aquatic ecology. It's safe to say that the knowledge, training and expertise needed...

If you feel like you, or the world around you, is tilting, swaying, whirling or spinning – then you’ve got vertigo; vertigo and diving don’t mix

If you feel like you, or the world around you, is tilting, swaying, whirling or spinning – then you’ve got vertigo. If this happens before, during or after diving you need...

appropriate first aid for diving injuries is oxygen at high concentrations DAN Blog

What does ‘appropriate’ first aid mean for diving injuries? Oxygen first aid can be beneficial for a variety of situations in general first aid but the provision of high concentrations of...

Here are some strategies that divers can use to try to minimise the risks of DCI - Decompression Illness

Here are some strategies that divers can use to try to minimise the risks of DCI - Decompression Illness. Some are backed by evidence, others are not (yet) but are generally...

At DAN AP we often get asked by Members if we can provide a list of chamber locations throughout the Asia-Pacific region

At DAN AP we often get asked by Members if we can provide a list of chamber locations throughout the Asia-Pacific region. Our answer to this question is quite simple: No.

Sea sickness or motion sickness - how to stop it ruining your dive trip

For those resistant to motion sickness – consider yourself fortunate. For the rest of us, what can we do to stop it happening, safely, so we can keep diving?

Diving in current

Ways to try keep safe, and minimise risk while drift diving, especially when diving in strong currents.