ERDI Workshop

Dive Right In Scuba from Plainfield Il, in conjunction with Emergency Response Diving International, will be hosting a Public Safety Diver Day at Haigh Quarry on September 29th from 0900 until 1600.

We would like to bring Public Safety Water Rescue Specialists together to meet, network and learn from each other. Workshops will be placed throughout the day and will include:

Equipment Configuration: bring your equipment and discuss your configuration with other teams. See what is working and what isn’t. Evaluate and dive new products.

Search Patterns: typically used patterns as well as atypical patterns for heavy weeds, sonar coordination, and options for extended operations.

Shore Support and Line Handling: line handling techniques, hardline vs. wireless comms, responsibilities of the Divemaster and Shoremaster.

Boat Based Diving and Recovery: boat based diving techniques, body recovery, lift bag techniques.

Decontamination of Divers from Contaminated Water: biological and chemical decontamination of divers and equipment.

Surface / Swift / Ice Rescue: cold water immersion suit rescues, swift water gear demonstration.

ERDI Workshops – Advantages of ERDI and your dive Team.

Register with Dive Right In Scuba at 815-267-8400.

Dive Right In Scuba will be providing lunch. The cost is $40.00 and covers the $20.00 Entry Fee into Haigh Quarry, Gear Demos, Seminars and Lunch. No equipment will be provided – divers must have a full set of gear including exposure protection to dive. Air fills are available on site and are not included in the cost.

ERDI – Works with its Facilities Worldwide to bring the latest and most relevant training to PSD TEAMS.

For more information about hosting an ERDI event in your area please contact or call 888-778-9073 internationally please dial 207-729-4201.

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