Let us “co-host” your next ERDI Course

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.

Train the Right Way

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.

Volunteer Dive Team Success: Leadership, Supervision & Evaluation

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.

Recreational Dive Equipment is NOT Suitable for Public Safety Diving Missions

Do you know exactly what gear your team should be using? Do you know the WHY behind the need for public safety divers to use specialized gear? The answers to both of these questions paired with the proper training are the keys to keeping your team safe in the water.

Seven Signs You Aren’t Taking Water Safety Seriously

When it comes to keeping your team safe, no precaution should go overlooked. Yet, over time, we tend to get lax about things and let basic safety precautions go by the wayside. We’re here to refresh you on seven basic water safety precautions you should ALWAYS be taking.

Preparing Your Department for a Surface Ice Rescue

When winter comes is your team ready for ice rescue? If the answer is no, here are the steps you need to take to get your team ready. Ice rescues aren’t something your team should take lightly. Ice rescues require specialized training and preparations.

Are the Tools in Your Toolbox “Rusty”?

What do an old handsaw and public safety dive skills have in common? Hint: it’s about how much you use them and how you take care of keeping them up.

Rapid Intervention for Public Safety Divers

Do you know what a RIT team is? Does your Public Safety Dive Team have one in place in case of emergency? Learn more about how your team can benefit from having a RIT team ready to go on every call and during training exercises too.

Slight Water Damage

Ever wonder what a Ferrari looks like in 38 feet of water? This Public Safety Team got to find out after being called out to a commercial shipping inlet where a diver was “told by god” to drive off a dock.

Best of ERDI 2019

With just days left in 2019 we thought it would be interesting to see what the most popular blog posts of 2019 were. These aren’t just the top posts published in 2019, these are the top read post throughout the year from all of our blog posts.