Risk Assesments

The following guidance is taken from the HSE publication ‘Managing Health & Safety in Swimming Pools’. As a pool operator, under the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations (MHSWR), you must… Continue reading

Mosaic Tiling

Mosaic tiles are a common sight in many swimming pools and Commercial & Specialised Diving are frequently called out to repair and replace these delicate tiles. In your average public swimming pool, there… Continue reading

Void Repair

Regular surveys of your pool are a good investment as early intervention can prevent small issues developing into larger costly ones. Here is an example of complete tile and render failure resulting in… Continue reading

ROV Moving Floor Survey

Remotely operated vehicles (ROV’s) are often utilised by Commercial and Specialised Diving. The ROV that Commercial and Specialised Diving use is highly mobile and versatile. The ROV also contains a camera and is… Continue reading

How Locks Work – CSD Techno Spot

A very common site in the British countryside is that of the Lock, but how do they work? There are many different types of locks such as a staircase lock, broad lock, guillotine… Continue reading

Anode Installation

One of the services in frequent demand at Commercial & Specialised Diving is the installation of sacrificial anodes. This is a highly skilled operation that requires underwater welding. Sacrificial anodes help protect submerged… Continue reading

5 Man Dive Teams – Did You Know?

HSE ACOP Dive Team Size   The minimum team size normally required to conduct a surface-supply dive safely within the scope of this ACOP is five – a supervisor, a working diver, a… Continue reading

Cofferdam Removal – Underwater Burning

Commercial and Specialised Diving are called in to carry out Cofferdam removals countrywide. Cofferdams are temporary enclosures, typically constructed of mild steel sheet piles, to allow work to be carried out in areas… Continue reading

HSE Guidance – Ladders

Steps and ladders are a common cause of accidents and injuries in swimming pools, however they do not need to be – Commercial & Specialised Diving offer a range of cost-effective H&S approved… Continue reading

Circular Pile Repairs

The inspection of underwater structures is often overlooked but is extremely important. This is because it helps to highlight any issues with the structure -some of which might need urgent attention.  You could… Continue reading