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Commercial Diving: Procedures for Diving in Cold Water and Cold Weather Mobile App

The Commercial Diving Procedures for Diving in Cold Water and Cold Weather mobile app helps promote the highest possible level of safety in the practice of commercial diving and underwater operations in cold water (less than40°F/4°C) dive sites. Easily accessible from any smartphone or tablet, the commercial dive team app helps prevent health issues related to diving in cold core temperatures, including managing body temperature, preventing heat loss and preparing scuba diving equipment.

Before scuba diving in cold water dive sites, commercial divers should be prepared for the chilly water temperature conditions. The Commercial Diving Procedures for Diving in Cold Water and Cold Weather app offers a helpful electronic checklist that covers wet suit inspections, scuba diver health tips, commercial diver operations and more. Once completed, the checklist results are saved electronically for your records.

  • Lendlease
  • The Cooperative
  • PG&E
  • Red Bull
  • Mirvac

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    (Cold water is defined as water that is less than 40°F/4°C.

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    To help prevent hypothermia, the diver should wear appropriate thermal protection based upon the...

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    In cold water (below 40°F/4°C), a dry suit or hot water suit should be worn to keep the diver pr...

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    Make sure the suit fits properly and that all the seals are in good condition.

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    Because severe chilling can result in impaired judgment, the tasks to be performed under water m...

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    Keep hydrated at all times.

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    Exercise on a regular basis.

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    Do not exercise in cold water to try and stay warm.

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    Bring the diver up if the diver is showing minor or severe symptoms of hypothermia.

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    9. Upon exiting cold water:

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    If the diver is wearing a wet suit or hot water suit, immediately flush the suit with warm water.

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    Get the diver to a dry and relatively warm area as soon as possible.

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    The diver should remove any wet dress, dry off and don warm, protective clothing as soon as possi...

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    Hot, non-alcoholic beverages should be available to the diver.

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    Topside personnel should wear warm, proper protective clothing.

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    Plan extra time to perform tasks under cold conditions.

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    The moisture in an air compressor and air lines must be dealt with to prevent freezing in the ai...

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    The dive crew can also make use of high-pressure cylinders, which generally will contain less mo...

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    Topside must continually empty the excess water out of the volume tank to help reduce the amount...

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    Do not allow the diver’s umbilical to rest for long periods of time on cold surfaces (barge deck...

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    In water temperatures of 37° F (3.

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    Extra precautions must be taken to make sure that the bailout cylinders are completely dry insid...

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    If using a hot water machine, careful attention must be exercised to monitor the output temperat...

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    Failure of the hot water machine during decompression must be considered during the operation an...

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    Gasoline and diesel engines must be cold-weather modified to prevent engine freeze-up.

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    Use proper lubricants in the diver’s air compressor.

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    Use appropriate cold-temperature lubricants in pre-packed bearings.

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    Bring extra batteries for equipment.

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