Scuba Diving Safety
The beautiful locales, exotic plant and sea life, and relaxing environs of dive locations are even more peaceful when you are armed with the expertise and skill to stay safe in any situation.
With self-rescues, buddy rescues, open-water resuscitation, and towing techniques, Scuba Diving Safety will become your most valuable diving companion. Covering a full range of underwater environments, as well as dangerous marine life, entanglements, and equipment failures, this vital resource is an essential reference for every underwater enthusiast.
Do not rely on someone else—or chance—to keep you safe. Let Scuba Diving Safety help you prepare for the unexpected and provide the confidence to enjoy your underwater adventures to the fullest.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Safety and Prevention
Chapter 2. Equipment Use and Maintenance
Chapter 3. Emergency Assistance Plans and Evacuation
Chapter 4. Emergency Recognition and Prevention
Chapter 5. Missing Diver Search
Chapter 6. Surface Rescue Techniques
Chapter 7. Underwater Rescue Techniques
Chapter 8. Open-Water Resuscitation
Chapter 9. Towing and Removal From Water
Chapter 10. Dry-Land Resuscitation
Chapter 11. Diving First Aid
Special Environments and Situations
Chapter 12. Currents and Dams
Chapter 13. Overheads and Entanglements
Chapter 14. Dangerous Marine Life
Chapter 15. Freediving
About the Authors
"This clear and concise reference is the most up-to-date source of information on the market. Divers should never leave home without a copy of Scuba Diving Safety in their dive bag."
Senior Editor, Dive Training magazine
ExcerptsRescuing a diver
Steps for towing and removing an injured body from the water
Tips for performing beginning resuscitation