Divers Alert Network (DAN) is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) dive safety organization. DAN's mission is to help divers in need of medical emergency assistance and to promote dive safety through research, education, products and services.
The DAN Emergency Hotline (+1-919- 684-9111) is available 24 hours a day,
7 days a week, to assist with medical emergencies and to facilitate medical evacuation services. DAN also provides a Medical Information Line (+1-919- 684-2948) during normal business hours for nonemergency questions.
Download site for Diving Medicine for Scuba Divers ebook. The book deals mainly with diving problems, their causes, first-aid and prevention. It does not deal with specific medical treatments. Diving authors and editors may extract whatever they wish for their articles. It may be used commercially on the condition that there is acknowledgement of the source, with our web address promulgated so that clients can access the complete and related data. Because the previous edition is out of print and there still seems to be a need for this expanded publication, it is now made available free to any and all divers and paramedics on the internet. Under these conditions, the original authors, plus John Pennefather, have agreed that the text be made available without royalties and without imposing copyright.
The London Diving Chamber is a hyperbaric decompression chamber offering NHS funded recompression to divers with Decompression Sickness (DCS) together with other Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) treatments. London Diving Chamber specialises in Diving Medicine and provides a 24 hour clinic with everything a diver could need from a medical facility.
The UK charity for the protection of our seas, shores and wildlife. Our seas are under immense pressure: too many fish are being taken out, too much rubbish is being thrown in and too little is being done to protect our precious marine wildlife and vital fish stocks. MCS' vision is for seas rich in wildlife, abundant fish stocks and pollution free beaches and bathing waters – seas that are fit for wildlife to thrive in and for people to enjoy, and seas that will support future generations with abundant resources.
The Maritime and Coastguard Agency implements the government's maritime safety policy in the UK.and works to prevent the loss of life on the coast and at sea.
The MCA provide a 24-hour maritime search and rescue service around the UK coast and in the international search and rescue region through HM Coastguard and inspect and survey ships to ensure that they are meeting UK and international safety rules. Also provided are certification to seafarers, register vessels and respond to pollution from shipping and offshore installations.
NAUI Worldwide is the world's most respected, largest non-profit diver training organization in the world. Established in 1959 as a membership association and organized solely to support and promote Dive Safety Through Education, NAUI continues as the recognized leader in innovative education. NAUI Worldwide members offer a full range of training programs from Skin Diver through Instructor Course Director, with dozens of specialty courses including Nitrox and technical diving. Thousands of member instructors, dive businesses, resorts, and service centers are located in countries throughout the world.
Silvertip provides consultancy, training and underwater filmmaking services to the expedition, film and television industries.
Our highly experienced team provide the expertise, equipment and enthusiasm required to work in some of the world’s most challenging environments. To find out more, browse the what we do pages. SILVERTIP is committed to providing education about conservation of the natural world and our living oceans. Visit our Google Ocean and eco-aware pages for more information.
The South Pacific Underwater Medicine Society was founded in the early 1970's.
The aims and objectives of the society are:
To promote and facilitate information and research on all aspects of underwater and hyperbaric medicine.
To provide information on underwater medicine to all interested groups. This includes diving organisations, industry, the military, as well as, the individual diver.
To promote exchange of information between members on all aspects of underwater medicine and related subjects and to publish a quarterly Journal.
To convene members annually at a Scientific Conference.
The National Hyperbaric Centre (NHC) is an independent company providing expertise and services to the Subsea industry and pressure-related industries. We offer a wide range of services from commercial diver training, hyperbaric welding and subsea testing and consulting to customers worldwide.
The NHC has been involved in the diving industry for many years throughout the provision of training, testing, hyperbaric facilities and decompression studies. Our understanding of extreme environments enables us to provide professional advice and services to customers of all industry markets.
The Sylvia Earle Alliance's (SEA) purpose is to explore and care for the ocean. We are committed to inspiring a sea change in public awareness, access and support for marine protected areas worldwide, ranging from the deepest ocean to sunlit reefs, and from the seamounts of the high seas to coastal seagrass meadows.
The UK Sport Diving Medical Committee advises the British Sub-Aqua Club, Sub-Aqua Association and Scottish Sub-Aqua Club on diving medicine issues, including assessment of fitness to dive. This is conducted through a national network of medical referees with accredited diving medicine expertise, using a uniform set of medical standards which are continually reviewed as new research is published.