Tag Archive: HSE

Are your outlet grilles a lethal danger to swimmers?

‘There should be at least two outlets per suction line at a sufficient distance apart to prevent a body being drawn or trapped by two suction line outlets. The amount of suction produced… Continue reading

Did you know? – As a client you are responsible for divers safety

When engaging the services of a diving contractor the client is responsible for ensuring the work is conducted safely. Clients need to ensure the diving contractor can carry out the task safely. This… Continue reading

Lock Gate Refurbishment

Canals formed the backbone of transport around the country during the industrial revolution in the mid 1800’s. Today the canals are still used, however instead of being used for industrial use, they are… Continue reading

Avoid cut feet & tile failure in your pool!

If you are getting complaints about feet being cut in your swimming pool then chances are this is due to recessed grout exposing sharp tile edges. Recessed grout isn’t just a health and… Continue reading

Hold on tight – is there an accident waiting to happen in your pool?

‘Handrails, steps and ladders providing access to the pool must be of sufficient strength and firmly fixed to the surround and tank walls.’ Extract from Article 87 in the Managing health and safety… Continue reading

Did you know pool 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

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

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