As part of a global campaign to reduce dive injuries and fatalities, DAN strives to fulfill its vision of making every dive accident and injury free by identifying and mitigating risks associated with diving operations.
Our hazard identification and risk assessment program aids in preventing injuries and losses by stopping accidents from happening. This requires a culture that promotes awareness, control and mitigation of health and safety risks. Diver treatment facilities, especially those located in remote areas, are often lacking adequate staff, training, funding and essential maintenance. This directly affects their availability, their reliability and most importantly the safety of the services they offer. DAN has assembled an international network of recompression chambers and offers an assistance program to provide training, technical and safety advice, and other forms of essential support to chambers with such needs.
Return to Diving Safely
Your guide to getting back in the water
DAN Safety Tips For Dive Operators Guide
A guide to help dive operators and professionals gain a better understanding of the risks inherent to their operations
With diver safety at the forefront, DAN has resources available on a wide range of topics. These resources provide the information divers need to make informed decisions and stay safe before, during and after dives.
Dive Operation Safety
DAN offers variety of initiatives dedicated to safety in dive operations worldwide. Our research, incident monitoring, accident prevention, and accident evaluation programs have gone a long way to make diving safer than ever before.
DAN’s initial response to any diving injury or illness is to ensure that the diver receives appropriate first aid and is evaluated by a medical professional, followed by the initiation of any required treatment, which may include a hyperbaric chamber.