Code of Practice for Recreational Diving and Snorkelling in QLD

The QLD Government has released the

Recreational Diving
Recreational Technical Diving and
Snorkelling
Code of Practice 2011

The code commences on 1 January 2012.

The code offers advice to persons conducting a business or undertaking that provides recreational diving, recreational technical diving and snorkelling and others, and to the persons for whom recreational diving, recreational technical diving and snorkelling are provided, on how they can make recreational diving, recreational technical diving and snorkelling a healthier and safer activity.

Please see the full document Code of Practice for Recreational Diving and Snorkelling.

Safe filling of Aluminium Cylinders

The QLD Government has issued a warning about the potential risks in filling Aluminium SCUBA Cylinders.

"Workplace Health and Safety Queensland (WHSQ) advises a risk assessment should be undertaken prior to any decision to fill 'at risk‘ cylinders to eliminate or minimise the risk from explosion."

Please see the full page Safe filling of portable aluminium alloy cylinders.