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August 6, 2009

Divers Alert Network Releases 2008 SCUBA Diving Accident and Fatality Report

Filed under: News — admin @ 10:47 am

Divers Alert Network has just released its 2008 Annual
SCUBA Diving Accident and Fatality Report

DURHAM, NC – The Divers Alert Network Annual SCUBA Diving Report is one of the most anticipated and trusted publications in the dive industry. Provided yearly, the diving industry uses it as an educational resource for diving safety.

Once again, the DAN Research team has compiled its findings from data gathered from incident reports and information shared through the Project Dive Exploration (PDE) initiative. The DAN Annual Diving Report – 2008 Edition examines contributing factors in SCUBA dive accident and fatality cases in an effort to understand those factors and improve dive safety.

The report is available at no charge to everyone interested in reading it; it can be downloaded from the DAN website at Divers Alert Network 2009 Report

The Divers Alert Network website is located at


SOS Hyperlite Releases Lighter Portable Hyperbaric Chamber

Filed under: News, Uncategorized — admin @ 10:20 am

According to a press released received from SOS Hyperlite, the new portable hyperbaric chamber is a vital life saving piece of equipment to treat pressure related illnesses such as decompression sickness. This equipment is designed for advanced and technical diving, for emergency response units and especially for use in remote locations.

The unit has now benefited from a major upgrade that incorporates innovative braiding technology. The expertise has been developed in a Joint Venture with RFD Beaufort Ltd., leaders in the field of inflatable life saving technology.

The 2009 model is one third lighter, more durable and packs into one case rather than two. it is fully operational within 10 minutes, and the patient can be treated on-site, or be transferred under pressure during treatment to a nearby medical center, depending upon circumstances.

The new unit continues to be built to internationally recognized medical device standards and remains the only non-metallic folding pressure vessel with such approvals. It is widely in use by the US military and Coast Guard and by other military, emergency services and dive teams in many countries around the world.

For further information please contact Paul Selby on +44 (0) 845 263 8155 or by email to



Diving Without a Buddy Results in Death

Filed under: News — admin @ 10:02 am

A 20-year-old San Francisco Bay Area man has died while scuba diving in Lake Shasta.

Shasta County authorities say a dive team recovered the body of Jeremiah Murray of Dublin around 8:20 p.m. Tuesday.

Sheriff’s deputies began a search around noon for Murray after friends on a nearby houseboat reported he had failed to return to the surface. Murray was diving alone in the lake.

Murray was part of a church group visiting Lake Shasta from Dublin, a community east of San Francisco.

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