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Guidance for Diving on Renewable Energy Projects
This guidance document is intended to cover all diving operations carried out in connection with renewable energy projects. This includes wind, wave and tidal energy production and distribution schemes... Click to continue

Goal-setting Principles for Harmonised Diving Standards in Europe (UPDATED 27 03 2015)
This document is a high level guidance document which aims to provide a common basis for the development of European standards for safe diving and to assist in the development of national diving regulations within Europe and elsewhere. The document describes main issues when performing a diving operation and it should be applicable for all diving operations, either in onshore, inshore or offshore operations.

Training Objectives for a Diving Medicine Physician (UPDATED 18 12 2013)
The purpose of this document is to define more closely the training objectives in diving physiology and medicine that need to be met by doctors already fully accredited or board-certified in a clinical speciality to national standards...Click to continue

Training standards for diving and hyperbaric medicine
These educational and training standards are the result of some years of international discussion and extensive educational experience both in diving and hyperbaric medicine. It is based on two main documents:

  1. Educational and Training Standards for the Staff of Hyperbaric Medical Centres written in 1997 by Jordi Desola, representative of the European Committee for Hyperbaric Medicine (ECHM), and Jurg Wendling, representative of the European Diving Technical Committee (EDTC) for the Joint Educational Subcommittee of the ECHM and EDTC.
  2. Training Objectives for a Diving Medicine Physician based on current ECHM, EDTC and DMAC sources prepared by David Elliott with subsequent input from members of the EDTC and DMAC committees and from several non-European members of the Pisa Initiative.

Those documents have been reviewed by the members of the Joint Educational Subcommittee of the ECHM and the EDTC. Training Objectives for a Hyperbaric Medicine Physician were added (initially prepared by Wilhelm Welslau and Jacek Kot). Based on modular structure of the training course, teaching hours which are necessary for fulfil those training objectives were proposed for both level 2D (Diving Medicine) and level 2H (Hyperbaric Medicine). Click to continue

Policy and guidance for co-operation and membership (Document Nr: EDTC-IN-001-1/14)
Policy for guidance how to co-operate with associations, companies and other organizations and how to handle membership in some cases. Click to continue

Offshore Diving Regulations: Different countries

EDTC and IMCA Competence Standard
This document was prepared following several rounds of consultation among the members of EDTC and detailed discussion at a number of meetings. The preparation work and administration was carried out by Crawford Logan, the UK Industry representative on EDTC. The costs of preparation and publishing were borne by the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) for which the members of EDTC would like to express their thanks. Click to continue

Fitness to dive standard
Commercial divers, being highly specialised professionals are often working in international waters or inshore in foreign countries. Different regulations result in complications of mutual recognition of certifications. Until now, no European or international standard has been in use and the British Health and Safety Executive has abandoned a practice of evaluating foreign certifications that eventually were considered equivalent to the British HSE Standards. Click to continue

 
 
EDTC'2017 Meeting will be held in Austria

EDTC'2016 Meeting was held in Estonia

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