Diving operation

“Diving operation” means any work or activity that is associated with a dive and that takes place during the total dive time and includes

  1. any work or activity involving a diver or pilot,
  2. the activities of a person assisting a diver or pilot involved in the dive, and
  3. any use of an ADS in the dive (opérations 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 operation

Diving operations can be made up of either a number of dives or even a single dive. A diving operation is the portion of a diving project identified in the diving project plan which can be supervised safely by one person. It will normally be evident what this portion of work is, but factors such as the task, site conditions and the diving techniques to be used, all contribute to making the decision. For example, a 28-day diving project may be made up of 40 diving operations.

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


Diving operation

Diving operation means an offshore petroleum operation or greenhouse gas storage operation consisting of 1 or more dives.

Source: Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Safety) Regulations 2009 (Select Legislative Instrument 2009 No. 382 as amended), Australia, prepared on 1 January 2012. Regulations


Diving operation

“Diving operation” means a diving operation identified in the diving project plan pursuant to regulation 8(3).

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





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