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OSHA and USDOT require all employees who “are affected” by high pressure cylinders to receive “function specific” training to the HAZMAT within 90 days of employment and retraining every 3 years afterward. Not all employers are aware of this, and outside the US, many just disregard it even when handling USDOT cylinders.
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A team of explorers say they’ve discovered that a cave in the eastern Czech Republic is the world’s deepest flooded fissure, going at least 404 meters (1,325 feet) deep. Read more
And without formal, recognized training, you are also exposed to potential issues with liability and safety. Do your employees know what they should look for in order to fill those cylinders? Read more
I am originally from the beautiful island of Maui. Ironically, it took a move to the Arizona desert for me to take up the exciting sport of recreational scuba diving! In 1989, I took scuba lessons in Phoenix and completed my certification dives in San Clemente off the California coast (brrrr!). I eventually went on to manage a dive training and travel center in Scottsdale, Arizona. Read more
Last week, we posted in detail about the rule violations that led to a shark-diving accident off Mexico’s Guadalupe Island. Shortly afterwards, a second accident (featured in a YouTube video) went viral online. Some media reports have confused the two encounters, as well as the facts in our report. So, let’s set the record straight. Read more