ERDI went on a ride-along and got a closer look into the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue team. What you are about to watch are the results of that ride-along.
Now that summertime is in full-swing you might be thinking about where to go on your next family vacation. This might mean a dive trip comes to mind, are your kids Junior Divers yet? How do you know if they’re ready? Spoiler Alert: it’s not just about their next birthday.
Scuba professionals, you’re part of the problem. Good news is, you’re also part of the solution.
This chart compares ERDI certifications with other public safety dive training agencies
The key question is, how to stop this from happening?
If you are in the public safety community and you have never had the chance to attend FDIC, you should make the effort.
Over the past year or so, I have been on a mission to figure out what the health risks are to public safety divers, what is causing injuries, why they are dying, and what ERDI can do to help prevent these accidents from happening.
Teaching or assisting divers with disabilities requires an alternative view and approach but in the end is extremely rewarding.
Recently, there has been a large increase in the number of accidents involving dive boats backing down on or running over divers. This of course is not limited to the US; these cases span the globe.