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

Surveying Historic Structures

Over the years our professional team of divers have undertaken work on a wide range of historic structures including bridges, tunnels, aquaducts and locks. The work has involved surveys, maintenance, repair, protection and… Continue reading

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015

Whatever your role in construction, CDM 2015 aims to improve health and safety in the industry by helping you to: sensibly plan the work so the risks involved are managed from start to… Continue reading