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What is a UXO diver?

What is a UXO diver?

Have current Dive Logs: Must have 4 SS dives in 6 months. Minimum 1 year diving experience.

What did diver do?

Commercial divers work on installations that cannot be removed from the water for servicing, such as oil rigs, bridges, and pipelines. Divers may also perform other underwater work such as photographing marine wildlife or rigging explosives. They often work long days and typically spend weeks at sea on a job.

What problems do scuba divers face under seawater?

Decompression sickness: Often called “the bends,” decompression sickness happens when a scuba diver ascends too quickly. Divers breathe compressed air that contains nitrogen. At higher pressure under water, the nitrogen gas goes into the body’s tissues. This doesn’t cause a problem when a diver is down in the water.

Can divers go down to the Titanic?

So, can you scuba dive to the Titanic? No, you cannot scuba dive to the Titanic. The Titanic lies in 12,500 feet of ice cold Atlantic ocean and the maximum depth a human can scuba dive is between 400 to 1000 feet because of water pressure.

Why is diving bad?

Diving does entail some risk. Not to frighten you, but these risks include decompression sickness (DCS, the “bends”), arterial air embolism, and of course drowning. There are also effects of diving, such as nitrogen narcosis, that can contribute to the cause of these problems.

What happens if you fart in a drysuit?

In theory, there should be no change to your buoyancy, as long as the fart gas stays in the suit. But a drysuit auto dump maintains a constant volume of gas in your suit, and by farting you’ve just added to the volume in the suit. Lose that gas and there will be a tiny drop in your overall buoyancy.

Why do divers dive backwards?

Just like using a diver down flag, diving back into the water is a standard safety technique. Backward diving allows scuba divers to keep a hand on their gear while entering the water to avoid losing a mask or getting lines tangled.

Are there any survivors still alive from the Titanic?

Today, there are no survivors left. The last survivor Millvina Dean, who was just two months old at the time of the tragedy, died in 2009 at the age of 97. Here’s a look back at some of the fortunate few who survived “the unsinkable Titanic.”

Is scuba diving bad for lungs?

Can I be seriously hurt while scuba diving? Yes. The most dangerous medical problems are barotrauma to the lungs and decompression sickness, also called “the bends.” Barotrauma occurs when you are rising to the surface of the water (ascent) and gas inside the lungs expands, hurting surrounding body tissues.

What can I do in 1 day UXO course?

This 1 day course has been developed to teach safety critical inspection and identification techniques for underwater UXO surveys using divers, and will include detailed instruction on the use of diver hand operated magnetometers for locating and measuring suspicious objects.

What kind of supervision does an UXO need?

Experience – Our client reputation and UXO accreditations, UXO / ROV supervision, EOD supervision, UXO risk management, land and marine clearance, CPT & demolition around the globe.

Who are the team at UXO groundworks?

The team at UXO GROUNDWORKS are professional UXO specialists who are experts in their strategy and approach. They are dedicated to ensuring safety and thorough investigation. For instance, the role of a UXO diver is highly critical in the success of safe practice.

What do you need to know about UXO munitions?

Knowledge – we are expertly trained in all aspects of UXO munitions, from land, sea & air as EOD and UXO specialists and military-grade personnel able to carry out projects to a high industry standard.