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1

HIOSH Chapter 12-97 paragraph 1

commercial diving operations

2

HFD's emergency rescue diving is _____
from HIOSH's _____.

exempt
commercial diving regulations

3

Conditions for HFD's exemption of the
_____ listed in _____ include the following
6 things.

HIOSH commercial diving regulations
Chapter 12-97 Paragraph 1
1)maintain a diving safety manual
2)maintain an HFD Diving Control
Board(DCB)
3)rescue diver may refuse to dive
4)purpose must be to aid in public life
safety(information is non-proprietary)
5)tasks are emergency oriented and involve
life safety
6)must use expertise in underwater rescue;
therefore, personnel must be rescue
specialists or in training.

4

the HFD DCB shall advise and make
recommendations to the _____ so that
he can do these 6 things.

fire chief
1)approve and monitor diving projects
2)review/revise the diving safety manual
3)ensure compliance with manual
4)ensure compliance with buddy system
5)certify depths that diver has been trained
6)comment on disciplinary action on unsafe
diving practices

5

a rescue diver may refuse to dive _____
without _____ if the diver feels it is _____
or if the diver is not ____ or does not
______.

at any time
concern of disciplinary action
unsafe
fit
possess adequate training or experience

6

HFD's Rescue Diving Program has 5
procedural areas that cover the following

1)diver training/authorization procedures
2)diving operations safety procedures
3)dive team member responsibilities
4)equipment use/maintenance procedures
5)emergency procedures for each location
that include emergency medical treatment
and expeditious recompression

7

a _____ of diving activities shall be
prepared and submitted to _____ (3 guys)

quarterly report and review
fire 1
fire 3
chief of the TRB

8

the _____ appoints a ______ and the
members of the _____.

fire chief
dive safety officer (DSO)
dive control board (DCB)

9

the _____ serve as voting members on the
______.

6 rescue captains
DCB

10

the 6 rescue captains are also _____.

DSOs

11

DSOs (via the DCB and Fire 1) are
responsible for the implementation of the
HFD rescue diving program. They are also
responsible for these 7 things.

1)operational authority of the program
2)devising/implementing the program
3)conducting the necessary training
4)suspending diving ops if not safe
5)approving dive plans
6)maintaining dive records
7)ensuring compliance with this manual
and all relevant regulations of the HFD

12

voting members of the DCB include

6 rescue captains
BC of TRB
BC of OSH
F3

13

14 DCB tasks

1)make recommendations to the fire chief
2)review Safe Practices/Training manuals
and make recommendations for updates
3)ensure compliance with manuals
4)recommend disciplinary action
5)approve and monitor diving ops
6)verify diver training depths
7)recommend new equipment/techniques
8)recommend facilities for inspection and
maintenance of diving equipment
9)ensure air supply meets air quality stds.
10)review DSOs quarterly reports
11)prepare programs for upcoming quarter
12)review DSOs performance
13)serve as investigators for accidents and
violations
14)ensure regular meetings with DSOs

14

DMAP

diving medical advisory panel

15

the DMAP has a _____ and includes
_____that have been selected to be on
the _____. They serve _____ terms.

chairperson
physicians
advisory panel
4 year

16

DMAP chairperson 8 tasks

1)recommend potential DMAP members
2)ID physicians to conduct med. exams for
HFD rescue divers
3)information source for those physicians
4)review/comment on medical aspects of
dive plans
5)recommendations on diving medical
issues
6)determine contraindications for diving
7)medical concerns for advanced
technologies and operational ranges
8)emergency mgmt and treatment for
remote locations, advanced technologies,
and extended operational ranges.

17

Diver in Training Approval signifies that an
HFD member has been _____

certified as at least an open water diver
through a nationally recognized agency

18

authorized rescue diver has a permit to
dive but has 4 requirements

use open-circuit scuba
open water/non-blue water
use of approve dive tables
no decompression diving

19

a DSO maintains a _____ of each diver that
includes a _____, ______, and ______.

permanent record
dive log
records of accidents
records of equipment use, modifications,
tests, repairs, and calibrations

20

7 Lead Diver responsibilities

1)verifying each diver possess current
authorization and is qualified to do the job
2)coordinating operations with other
known activities in the area which may
interfere with operations
3)briefing dive team on objectives, hazards,
environmental conditions, and any
modifications to procedures
4)addressing safety and health aspects
5)suspending dive operations if unsafe
6)reporting any adverse health effects
7)ensuring completion of dive logs

21

8 safety and health aspects that the
lead diver addresses

1proper dive procedures
2)appropriate equipment
3)thermal protection
4)personnel assignments
5)need for additional resources/personnel
6)surface and underwater conditions/hazards
7)decompression schedules
8)emergency procedures

22

HFD divers must pass a _____.

medical exam

23

If hospitalized for more than 24hr than
divers must submit to a _____ before
receiving _____ to resume diving.

medical interview or exam as determined
by the physician
clearance

24

failure to comply with regulations may
result in a diver losing his _____.

authorization to dive

25

HFD's Safe Practices Dive Manual was
updated on _____.

july 22nd, 1999

26

copies of HFD SP Dive Manual are located
_____

R1
R2
Fire 1-Fire 6
Battalion HQs
OSH office
TRB

27

to participate in rescue diving operations,
you must have a current _____.

rescue diving authorization

28

procedures shall be established for
emergency treatment of divers at a _____.

hyperbaric chamber

29

solo diving is _____

prohibited

30

3 HFD rules for buddy system rescue diving

1)maintain constant, effective communication
with at least 1 other comparably equipped
diver.
2)dives should be planned around the
competency of the least experienced diver.
3)if loss of effective communications, all
divers must surface and re-establish comms

31

no diver shall enter a _____ unless trained
and authorized by the DCB. this includes
any environment where there is a _____
that blocks a direct ascent to the surface

confined or restricted overhead environment
physical barrier

32

diver's flag must be _____ whenever diving
is conducted

displayed prominently

33

3 things each open circuit diver must be able to do

1)establish neutral buoyancy at working
depth
2)make a controlled neutral buoyancy
ascent
3)maintain positive buoyancy at surface
with approved buoyancy device

34

3 things each diver must have

watch/computer
depth gauge
pressure gauge

35

____ must be at the dive location and they
must be at least _____ as the US Navy
tables and approved by the ____.

approved diving tables
as conservative
DSO

36

every diver has their own _____ but can
exceed that by _____ if they are with a
diver authorized to that _____.

depth authorization
1 level
depth or level

37

3 authorized depth levels

30'
60'
100'

38

3 requirements of training dives to become
authorized to 60'

1)6 training dives to 31-60'
2)dives are supervised and logged
3)minimum total time >= 2hr

39

2 requirements to become authorized at 100'

1)4 training dives near max. depth category
2)demonstrate proficiency in the use of
appropriate decompression tables

40

diver has the right to terminate a dive if
they feel _____ without the fear of _____.
the diver must ensure that the _____ of the
other diver is not compromised.

unsafe
discipline
safety

41

under normal diving conditions, the dive
shall be terminated when cylinder pressure
reaches _____

500psi

42

a diver may _____ if they feel it is _____
without fear of _____.

refuse to dive
unsafe
discipline

43

ultimate responsibility for safety rests
with the individual_____.

diver

44

it is your _____ to refuse to dive if you think
it is _____ or if you would be ______.

duty
unsafe
violating your training or procedures in this
manual

45

2 requirements to conduct training or
extended search dive operations

1)lead diver must formulate a dive plan and
submit it to the on-duty DSO for review.
2)DSO must approve the dive plan

46

4 HFD diver pre-dive safety checks

1)duty to refuse if applicable
2)functional check of all his equipment in
front of his buddy or tender
3)cannot dive if a known condition exists
that would adversely affect safety and
health of other diver(s)
4)diver must terminate dive while there is at
least 500# to permit diver to reach surface
safely.

47

6 diving equipment requirements

1)all equipment is in working order
2)sufficient for the type of diving operation
3)equipped for the planned diving mode
4)SPG
5)must be able to achieve/maintain positive
buoyancy at the surface
6)must be able to execute a controlled
neutrally buoyant ascent with an
approved BCD

48

4 areas the diver needs to be qualified in

1)the diving mode planned
2)specialized equipment to be used
3)the diving activity to be performed
4)the depth to be reached

49

prior to starting dive operations, the _____
will perform a _____ regarding the ______.
if it is ______ than operations will be _____.

DSO or lead diver
site evaluation
environmental conditions
unsafe
terminated

50

4 things divers report to the lead diver
after completion of the dive. if a lead diver
receives any of these he must file a _____
as soon as practical.

1)any physical problem
2)any injury
3)symptoms of DCI
4)any equipment malfunctions/issues
written report through channels

51

dive logs must be completed _____

after every dive as soon as practical

52

3 reasons a diver may perform emergency
deviations from regulations. the lead
diver must submit a _____ to the _____
explaining the _____ and _____ for such
action.

1)situation might cause death
2)situation might cause serious physical
harm
3)situation might cause major
environmental damage.
written report
fire chief
circumstances
justification

53

after diving, rescue divers must spend
at least _____ at sea level before ______.

24hr
flying or ascending to higher altitudes

54

dive logs must be kept at the diver's _____.
and are submitted to the _____ on a _____.
the DSO will keep the logs as part of each
diver's _____.

station
DSO
quarterly basis
permanent file

55

7 things on the dive form

1)name, rank, station assignment
2)date,time, and location of dive
3)general nature of diving activities
4)underwater and surface conditions
5)maximum depth, bottom time, SI
6)detailed reports on accidents or
potentially dangerous incidents
7)name of lead diver

56

any _____ will be reported through
channels to the _____.

dive related incident
fire chief

57

2 places a permanent dive file will be kept
on all authorized divers.

diver's rescue station
TRB

58

3 forms or other forms as required by HIOSH
will be part of a diver's _____.

HFD-26
HFD-47
HFD-47a
permanent file

59

3 general medical requirements of HFD
divers

1)pass a diving physical exam and
declared fit to dive by a licensed physician
2)physician is chosed by HFD
3)diver is free of any chronic disabling
disease and any conditions(list of them)
for which restrictions from diving are
generally recommended.

60

5 times medical evaluations need to be
completed

1)upon entry into HFD diving and prior to first dive.
2)every 3 years, or every 2 yr if over 40
3)after any major injury/illness requiring
hospitalization over 24hr
4)after any episode of unconsciousness
5)after any diving accident

61

5 components of the medical exam

1)release of medical information agreement
2)medical Hx
3)diving related medical Hx
4)diving physical exam
5)any additional tests the physician deems
necessary

62

in addition to our annual physical exam, all
divers and potential promotees and relief personnel must undergo an _____ to be
scheduled in conjunction with their _____
and will include 3 views. they are _____.

chest x-ray
PFT
postero-anterior
lateral
apical lordotic

63

the physician submits a ______ to HFD with
the physician's opinion of the ______.

written report
individual's fitness to dive.

64

the physician's written report shall be
reviewed by the _____ and the _____.

DSO
DMAP Chair

65

the physician's written report shall be
made available to the _____.

individual diver