Category Archive: Commercial

Technology Spot – Sheet Piles

Sheet piles are used in civil engineering and marine coastal construction projects to build retaining walls.   Sheet piles can be constructed from steel, aluminium, vinyl, fibre reinforced plastic, wood and pre-cast concrete.… Continue reading

What makes a confined space dangerous?

Confined spaces are dangerous places and strict special Health & Safety Codes of Practice are required in order to enter them. Entering a confined space needs careful planning as they can be a… Continue reading

New Sales Office!

The number of new clients contacting us is continually increasing and we are getting more and more work from our existing satisfied customers. This has prompted us to expand into a new sales… Continue reading

Did you know divers require a medical to work?

Did you know that divers require a certificate of fitness in order to work underwater? The Health and Safety Executive stipulate diver training and health requirements in order for a person to be… Continue reading

Commercial and Specialised Diving are part of the jet set!

Weed and marine growth can rapidly form a layer of life over surfaces underwater, especially during the summer. In order for surfaces to be visually inspected this layer of growth needs to be… Continue reading

Water, water everywhere… but do you know if it is safe to drink?

Water is classed in many different ways, but what are the differences between potable, raw and dirty water? Potable Water Potable water is drinking water. The water can be used in the preparation… Continue reading

Going with the flow – Culverts

Culverts are a structure that allows water to flow under another structure, normally a footpath, road or railway line. A simple culvert may be a pipe under a road, while a more complex… Continue reading

Welding Underwater – The Shocking Truth!

Did you know Commercial & Specialised Diving can arc weld underwater? Welding underwater needs specialist skills and equipment, all of which Commercial & Specialised Diving can provide. Arc welding underwater (also called stick… Continue reading

Seaworthy Inspection- When did you last inspect your hull?

All ships need regular inspection and maintenance to ensure they remain seaworthy. There are a few options for this. One way is to do a visual inspection of the ship in dry dock.… Continue reading

The role of diving supervisors

The role of a diving supervisor is integral to the success of a diving job. The supervisor must carefully mitigate the associated risk to divers working underwater in a hazardous environment whilst maintaining… Continue reading