AS/NZS 2299.1:2007

Occupational diving operations - Standard operational practice

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Specifies requirements for personnel, equipment and procedures used in occupational underwater operations in up to 50 m depth of water using compressed air or similar oxygen-nitrogen mixtures as the breathing medium. Also gives details on compression chamber support, accident reporting and medical requirements for occupational diving operations. Appendices include a suggested content of an employer’s diving operations manual, metric and imperial decompression tables (with procedures for their use), guidance on the treatment of decompression illness and guidance for medical practitioners conducting diving medicals.

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Published: 30/08/2007

Pages: 168

Committee:  SF/17

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Hazardous Substances (Compressed Gases) Regulations 2004

Ministry:  Environmental Protection Authority
Section:  61A

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Air in self-contained breathing apparatus: A person who fills a self-contained breathing apparatus, including a self-contained underwater breathing apparatus, must ensure that the cylinder is filled only with air that meets the requirements of Australian/New Zealand standard AS/NZS 2299.1:2007 Occupational diving operations—Standard operational practice.

Guidelines For Occupational Diving 2004

Ministry:  WorkSafe New Zealand
Section:  1.2 References

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Guidelines For Occupational Diving 2004

Ministry:  WorkSafe New Zealand
Section:  4

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First aid qualification training must include the treatment of illnesses and injuries brought about by working underwater, in particular an oxygen administration course. (Refer AS/NZS 2299 Part 1, paragraph 2.5.)

Guidelines For Occupational Diving 2004

Ministry:  WorkSafe New Zealand
Section:  Appendix 3

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During the interim four-year period, an Occupational Diver Medical Assessment Questionnaire is to be completed annually by the diver. This is to ensure that a continuous record of the diver’s medical history is maintained. This questionnaire is part of th

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