Diving Bell

“Diving bell” means a compression chamber that is intended to be submerged and that is designed to transport a person at atmospheric pressure or divers at pressures greater than atmospheric pressure from the surface to an underwater work site and back and includes the compression chamber of a diving submersible (tourelle de plongée).

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


Diving Bell

A diving bell is a submersible compression chamber used for transferring divers under pressure to and from the worksite.

Source: Commercial Diving Projects Offshore, Diving at Work Regulations 1997, Approved Code of Practice (UK HSE L103), First Edition, 1998. Regulatory Guidance


Diving Bell

“Diving bell” means any compression chamber which is capable of being manned and is used or designed for use under the surface of water in supporting human life being a chamber in which any occupant is or may be subjected to a pressure of more than 300 millibars above atmospheric pressure during normal operation.

Source: The Diving at Work Regulations 1997, UK S.I. 1997/2776, 1997. Regulations

Source: The Offshore Installations (Safety Case) Regulations 2005, UK S.I. 2005/3117, 2005. Regulations

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