“Dressed-in” means fully equipped to dive and ready to enter the water, with the diver’s personal diving equipment tested and at hand, whether or not helmet, face plate or face mask is in place (équipé).
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