Learn more about how your team can use visual clues to plan rescue dives. There are three main visual clues you can use to assess any dive site. We’re breaking them down in detail.
Do you know when a call becomes a crime scene? We’re breaking down the specific things that make a public safety call out a crime scene and why. While this may seem obvious it’s worth a review from time to time.
Safety should always be the number one goal and the first step to safety is doing everything you can to prevent a problem. That’s where checklists come in, specifically pre-dive checklists. These lists are a little different compared to your standard Open Water Diver pre-dive checklist. Learn more about what public safety divers should go over.
We’re taking you back to the basics in this one. Does your team know all of the gas laws backward and forward? These are a necessity to keeping your team safe and preventing injuries. Tony Pietrantonio, a commercial diver, public safety diver, supervisor, and instructor helps us take a closer look into the basics every team should work to master.
Public Safety Divers don’t have the option to just stay home when a call comes in. This puts them at risk in many ways, however in our current times due to the global pandemic public safety divers are at even greater risk. Learn more about how to protect yourself and your team the next time you get called out with this research-based article.
Most folks want all the cool gear but don’t actually want to or know how to properly care for it. In this article, we’ll delve into which pieces of gear you should be looking at, who should perform the maintenance, and how to fix it.
Are you trying to get more eyes on your next ERDI course? We have an idea to make that happen. Learn how to use Facebook Events to promote your courses with us as a co-host.
When a call comes in, is your team ready? And by that, we mean EVERY team member. If you’ve taken a class many years ago and not practiced the skill since the short answer is no.
Three things that can take a volunteer dive team from good to great. They are leadership, supervision and education. To give you a bit more insight as to how they can help teams, we’re breaking down each of them, explaining what they mean and how you can implement them.