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

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Diving Regulations, 2009

Code of Practice for Inshore Diving

8. Personnel

8.6 In-date personnel


Only personnel that are in-date may take part in diving operations. If a person is not in date, the diving contractor must ensure that the person receives appropriate training and supervision.


8.6.1        In-date divers


Divers are considered to be in-date when they have a valid diving medical certificate as required in the Regulations, which certifies that the diver is fit to dive and the diver has participated in an in-water diving operation of not less than 30 minutes' duration in the previous six months.