Making informed decisions about dive safety requires reliable information. Through our public safety campaigns, DAN collects, analyzes and interprets dive incident data and presents it in formats useful to divers. When it comes to improving risk management and reducing incidents, understanding the various relevant factors is crucial.
What should divers know about Lionfish?
Lionfish (aka Zebrafish) is a common name for a genus of venomous fish commonly found in tropical reefs. Native to the Indo-Pacific, Lionfish have become an invasive species in the western Atlantic
Breathing Gas Contamination
Health effects on divers vary depending on the contaminant. The most severe symptoms of breathing contaminated gas are impaired judgment and loss of consciousness, both of which may be deadly underwater.
Safe Boating Guidelines
To prevent injuries and death by propeller and vessel strikes, divers and boaters must be proactively aware of one another. Make sure to check local regulations before leaving the dock.