Policy and procedures
All participants must abide by Flinders University Diving and snorkelling safety procedures.
Diving and snorkelling procedures manual
All Flinders University divers MUST have read and understood the Diving and snorkelling procedures manual. The manual underpins the safe procedures that govern all diving and snorkelling conducted through the University.
Before the start of any University Field Trip involving diving or snorkelling, the Field Trip Leader or Dive Coordinator must obtain approval from the Maritime Safety Dive Officer as part of the field trip approval process.
Using FlinSafe, please submit the Diving/snorkelling plan form and ensure that you forward the field trip documentation and a full risk assessment to the Maritime Safety Dive Officer for review at least 3 working days (72 hours) prior to the commencement of the trip. Refer to field trips for further information.
Maritime Safety Dive Officer
Mobile: 0414 190 051
Office: (08) 8201 2534
Work Health and Safety Unit; Professional Services building (level 2)
GPO Box 2100 Adelaide SA 5001
Minimum training and experience
All Flinders University scuba divers must have as a minimum:
- Open water diving certificate.
- At least 18 hours logged dive experience.
- Current occupational AS/NZS 2299 dive medical (renewed annually).
Within the first 6 months of undertaking a dive with the University, divers must complete:
- Current Provide First Aid (HLTAID003) (renewed every 3 years).
- Oxygen Provider and CPR training (renewed annually).
To register as a new Flinders University diver please fill out the:
Please forward all forms and scanned copies of your dive certifications, current dive medical, copies of the last 18 hours of your diving logbook and within 6 months evidence of completion of Provide First Aid, CPR and Oxygen training to the Maritime Safety Dive Officer for inclusion to the University dive register.