Programs & Services

Membership & Coverage

DAN offers divers affordable options to be covered in the event of a diving accident/illness with emergency medical evacuation assistance as well as coverage for treatment costs following a covered diving accident. In addition, your dues support ongoing dive safety research, the development of diving health and safety resources and 24/7 emergency medical assistance for scuba divers across the world.

First Aid Courses

DAN offers first-class safety training and education to divers, dive professionals, dive center operators and medical professionals around the world. DAN Instructors are among the most experienced and capable in the industry. Their passion for teaching combined with DAN’s ongoing commitment to keeping diver’s safe sets our programs apart.


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Put Your Students’ Minds at Ease

You’re no stranger to Divers Alert Network: You know about its recompression chamber network, dive accident coverage, 24/7 emergency hotline and programs for dive professionals. These benefits are why you’ve been a member for years. But to people who are brand new to diving, when you say “DAN” they might think you’re talking about some […]

Be Aware of Unusual DCS Symptoms

When a diver begins to suffer from extreme fatigue, achy joints and confusion, dive professionals will recognize these as signs of decompression sickness (DCS) and act quickly to ensure the divers gets the care they need. However, there are also numerous uncommon symptoms, and these are often associated with lesser-known forms of DCS. Because the […]

Dive Business Tips: Staff Health and Safety

The mantra “Take care of your employees and they will take care of your business,” is especially true in the dive industry. It helps builds morale, enhances efficiency, reduces lost time and staff turnover, helps lower insurance costs and importantly, ensures compliance with the law. Owners sometimes assume their responsibilities extend only to appointed employees, […]