DAN Encourages Divers to Return to Diving Safely

Within the final yr, most divers haven’t been in a position to dive as a lot as they want, and lots of haven’t dived in any respect. If you happen to’ve been out of the water for some time, it’s important to take time planning your secure return to diving.

DAN is encouraging all divers to think about just a few essential components earlier than they get again within the water and has created a useful resource that will help you put together. Go to DAN.org/Return to start out preparing on your subsequent dives.

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“The info persistently present increased charges of incidents within the first dives following durations of not diving,” mentioned DAN vice chairman of analysis Petar Denoble, M.D., D.Sc. “In order divers gear as much as get again to it, we’re asking them to check out the problems which might be mostly related to accidents and emergencies.”

At DAN.org/Return, you possibly can assessment essential issues associated to your well being and health, your gear, your expertise and your journey plans — all key parts of dive security.

“As a group we’re desperate to get underwater once more as quickly because it’s secure to take action,” mentioned DAN medical director Jim Chimiak, M.D. “As divers stay up for their subsequent alternative to dive, we wish them to be excited about their complete diving futures. Now is a superb time to arrange by refreshing expertise, getting in form, and guaranteeing gear is in working order.”

“Being obtainable to divers in every single place and reinforcing the keys to secure diving are precisely why DAN exists,” mentioned DAN president and CEO Invoice Ziefle. “After a difficult 2020, extra time underwater is an thrilling prospect for 2021. We hope you’ll learn over our suggestions for returning to diving safely and revel in numerous dives for years to return.”

Go to DAN.org/Return at this time.

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