“Attendant” means a person who has been trained in diving procedures and who is acting under the direction of a supervisor (adjoint).
Source: Canada Oil and Gas Diving Regulations, SOR/88-600, February 2013. Regulations
Source: Nova Scotia Offshore Area Petroleum Diving Regulations, SOR/95-189, Canada, current to May 31, 2012. Regulations
Attendant means a person who is suitably trained within the safety management system, maintains a watch over those entering the enclosed space, maintains communications with those inside the space and initiates the emergency procedures in the event of an incident occurring.
Source: IMO resolution A.1050(27), Revised recommendations for entering enclosed spaces aboard ships, 21 December 2011, International Maritime Organization. Regulatory Guidance