THE NEWEST EDITION OF DAN’S ANNUAL DIVING REPORT IS NOW AVAILABLE. While the release of the 2020 report was delayed, it offers fascinating insights, statistics, and case summaries of recreational dive incidents and fatalities that occurred in 2018.
As in previous years, the report covers breath-hold diving incidents, DAN’s injury monitoring program, and the geographical distribution of incidents and has special sections covering equipment failures, the role of training and education, and implications of divers’ cardiovascular health and fitness.
The case studies provided in this report give insights into divers’ behaviors and highlight the importance of safe diving practices. Readers can learn more about the data collection process, review expert analysis of various situations and hazards, and better understand triggers, mechanisms of injuries, disabling injuries, and causes of death. Read the 2020 Annual Diving Report at DAN.org/Publication-Library. AD
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