You will be required to comply with this standard if you intend to carry out high risk diving work. High risk diving work involves any of the following:
- construction work
- the assembly of prefabricated elements to form a structure
- inspections for the purpose of construction work
- the recovery or salvage of a large structure or large item of plant for commercial purposes.
It does not include minor work carried out for the purpose of cleaning, inspecting, maintaining or searching for a vessel or mooring.
This standard provides requirements for personnel, equipment and procedures used in occupational underwater operations in up to 50m depth of water using compressed air or similar oxygen-nitrogen mixtures as the breathing medium. It contains requirements concerning how the work must be carried out, as well as the competence and fitness of the persons carrying out the work.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.