Fish Guidance Methods – Keeping Fish Safe

Fish need to be protected from inlets and outfalls.  If they gain access into pumping equipment they can be killed and fish stocks can be affected.  Critical species most at risk are migratory… Continue reading

Did you know divers no longer require a CSCS card?

Commercial divers with a Health and Safety Executive (HSE) approved diving qualification no longer require a Construction Skills Certification Scheme(CSCS) card to work within the construction industry. The HSE has stipulated that the… Continue reading

Keeping Your Swimmers Alive – Are You Responsible?

Council Prosecuted for Swimming Pool HSE Failings

A Council in the UK has been prosecuted by the HSE to the sum of £18,000 and ordered to pay £7,500 costs following a terrifying incident. A young girl’s hair was sucked into… Continue reading

Finger Grip Repair

Finger grip tiles are located in areas of the pool that have to withstand a heavy footfall. This can often lead to finger grip tiles obtaining extensive damage.  Once the finger grip tiles… Continue reading

HSE Guidance- Pool Profiles

The following guidance is taken from the HSE publication ‘Managing Health & Safety in Swimming Pools’. “Abrupt changes in depth should be avoided in water less than 1.5 m in depth; Changes in… Continue reading

Starter Blocks

Commercial and Specialised Diving were instructed to install a set of diving starter blocks at a popular leisure centre.  This task required various elements to achieve the objective set by our client. This… Continue reading

Underwater Drilling & Fixing

UNDERWATER DRILLING & FIXING Underwater drilling and fixing are one of our core skills here at Commercial and Specialised Diving.  Using specialist pneumatic and hydraulic drills, the range of repair, maintenance and health… Continue reading

Scour Protection

Bridge scour is the removal of sediment such as sand and rocks from around bridge abutments or piers. Scour is typically caused by swiftly moving water that scoops out scour holes which compromises… Continue reading

SWASH CHANNEL WRECK UPDATE

LATEST NEWS on the rudder which was lifted by Commercial & Specialised Diving in 2013: Dave Parham, Associate Professor at Bournemouth University confirmed that the conservation of the rudder, which was lifted by… Continue reading