Entries by wayne

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How Good Is Your Emergency Plan?

How Good Is Your Emergency Plan? – featured from DAN (Divers Alert Network)Few people actually consider that DAN’s emergency on-call staff answers more than 3,500 calls to the DAN® Emergency Hotline each year. Not surprisingly, a considerable number of these calls involve situations that could have been managed with good planning and a careful eye to […]

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Wayne Ford Chamber Supervisor.

Here at DES we are always looking for things to blog about. So this time we thought we would blog about our staff. Most of the staff here work on a part time basis and therefore have other jobs and hobbies. I thought we would start off with Wayne. Dry Dives We will also talk […]

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Multi-agency training day

From time to time we take part in ‘Multi-Agency Training Days’. These are full-scale tests of our systems and processes; they help ensure that the various agencies involved can effectively co-ordinate the response to different emergencies. Diving Emergency – A Logistical Response When we receive a call of this nature, advising of a diving emergency […]

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10 Best Scuba Diving Destinations

10 Best Scuba Diving Destinations Scuba diving is more then just a sport. It’s an adventure. The clear waters, the beautiful coral reefs teeming with life, the thrill of discovering a wreck or a cave,  this are just some of the reasons people like scuba diving. The ability to explore the mysterious underwater world, so different from ours entices many […]

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Infographic How, When and Where Sharks Attack

Sharks have been roaming our oceans for millions of years. But will they still roam our oceans in 50 years from now? Fisherman have been harvesting sharks like it was corn from a field whiteout any reluctance. Now we came to a point that many sharks species are endangered and on the brink of extinction. Sharks are […]

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A Simple Guide To DECOMPRESSION ILLNESS

[one_third position=”middle”] Find at Amazon.co.uk [/one_third] [two_third position=”middle”] [gap height=”20″] This book will enable divers to have a better understanding of some of the medical problem and illness associated with diving. After reading this book you will be able to fully recognise each of the individual conditions and have a clear understanding of the best […]

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Second Giant Sea Creature Washes Ashore

Second Giant Sea Creature Washes Ashore Along Santa Monica Coastline – Alarms Sound Over Radioactive Gigantism For the second time in recent months, a giant sea creature has washed ashore in California. First it was a rare oarfish that had grown to a freakish 100-foot length. This time it was a giant squid measuring a […]