Safe Diving

Safe Diving about safety related problems and avoiding common mistakes while diving.

Shallow Water Blackout

Shallow Water Blackout If you’re like most Scuba Divers, what you likely remember about shallow water blackout – the sudden loss of consciousness due to oxygen starvation – is that it happens in shallow water while free diving. But given the growing interest in snorkelling and free diving, especially as a family activity, your working […]

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OxyTox You Dive Nitrox – You Should Know OxyTox

OXTOX: If You Dive Nitrox You Should Know About OXTOX DAN discusses the dangers of oxygen toxicity when using nitrox as a breathing gas By Dr. E.D. Thalmann, DAN Assistant Medical Director; Captain, Medical Corps, U.S. Navy (retired) It’s a fact: we need oxygen to live. It’s because of the way our cells use oxygen

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