This code applies to your business if you intend undertake underwater diving work. All diving workers must have a current certificate of medical fitness.
If the diving work is of a higher risk profile, a dive medical practitioner may recommend higher levels of screening. Examples of diving work with a higher risk profile can involve:
- decompression stop diving
- multiple ascents
- dives below 30 metres
- decompression using gases other than air.
This code of practice provides practical guidance on how to comply with your work health and safety duties, including effective ways to identify and manage risks.
You are will either need to comply with this code of practice or an alternative method that sets an equivalent or higher standard of work health and safety.