Decompression Sickness Type I
“Decompression sickness type I” means a decompression sickness that is characterized by one or both of the following symptoms, namely,
- pain that is located at or near the joints of the limbs but is not felt in other parts of the body, and
- cutaneous manifestations including a rash and cutaneous pruritis (intense itching) (maladie de la décompression de type I).
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