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Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993 (Act No. 85 of 1993)

Code of Practice

Diving Regulations, 2009

Code of Practice for Inshore Diving

3. Organisation


There is in particular a need for clients and contractors to recognize and accept their responsibility for providing sufficient appropriately qualified and competent personnel to conduct operations safely at all times. This includes periods of routine preventative maintenance and repairs.


3.1 The Client

3.2 The Diving Contractor

3.3 Manuals and procedures

3.4 The Diving Supervisor (see for Competence: Diving supervisors)

3.5 The Divers (see for Competence: Diver)

3.6 Level 2 Designated Medical Practitioners