pre and post dive briefing

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Pre-Dive Briefing Dive Site Safety: Let divers know of the weather conditions. Divers should limit physical activity prior to dives on warm days and be sure to keep warm on cool days. Remind divers to drink plenty of water or other so called sport drinks. Warm days require extra hydration to prevent heat exhaustion or stroke. Make sure the divers are aware of the location of the first aid kit, available phone (cell), and emergency contact numbers. Inform the divers of any dive site specific hazards such as venomous snakes, UV exposutre (sunscreen), etc. Dive Day Site Conditions: Gather the divers and discuss any environmental conditions that may affect the dive. Enhance the fact that safety comes first and they should be aware of these possible conditions when diving and take more caution then usual. i. Weather forecast for the day (possible showers / temperature) ii. Visibility iii. Water Temperature (inform them of thermocline levels) iv. Bottom Composition v. Currents / Undertow / Waves vi. Other Hazards (Wind, etc.) The Dive 1. Cover the entry for the dive. Location of the entry point
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This note was uploaded on 05/01/2008 for the course KINE 590 taught by Professor Woosley during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.

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