ERDI News

3 Essential In-Water Communication Skills for Public Safety Divers

Communication is critical for public safety divers. Divers must know they are supported by a surface team that understands the situation, and surface personnel must know how best to protect and support divers under the water.

 

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Hydrology of Currents: What Public Safety Divers Should Know

Moving water is a very powerful force. There are several things that go into factoring the power of moving water like: speed, volume, bottom contours/gradient, tides, and winds.

 

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ERDI Public Safety Diving Health Project

ERDI was invited, along with several other industry professionals, to attend a workshop that focused on the health and well being of public safety divers and their support teams.

 

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4 Tips to Help You Prepare to Testify in Court

Emergency Response Diving International (ERDI) has developed a course program designed to help dive team members be mentally prepared to face the courtroom.

 

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Inspecting Cylinders – Beyond the Hydro

A proper high pressure cylinder visual inspection course will show a user/inspector what conditions are acceptable and what conditions could be dangerous.

 

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How Your PSD Family is Different From Your Real family

As a public servant we are called upon, many times without notice, to put our personal safety on the line time after time. Then and there our public safety family is by our side to support and protect.

 

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3 Public Safety Diving Courses to Consider for 2015

A team must review where it stands and how it can be better. With training, failure points can be discovered and plans can be developed to prevent future failure. A few training ideas to help improve team capabilities in 2015 are listed below

 

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ERDI’s first CrossFit sponsored athlete

ERDI is proud to announce its first sponsored CrossFit athlete, South east regional competitor Brian Rottman.

 

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Diving in Extreme Weather

It is interesting to see how various teams around the globe prepare and train for seasonal weather changes.

 

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Why We Love FFM (and Why You Should Too)

The full face mask is a unique tool for any public safety diver. It allows a diver to communicate, gain improved visibility, and protect soft tissues.

 

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