Total Dive Time
“Total dive time” means the period commencing when a person begins to prepare for a dive and terminating when the person leaves the water, is not subject to pressures greater than atmospheric pressure and, in accordance with the relevant schedule in the appropriate decompression table, has normal inert gas pressure in the person’s body (durée totale de la 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