2014 YEAR REVIEW

2014 review The current year was an exceptional year for IDREO, our passion and approach to Exploration and Research has touch many divers. IDREO’s membership grew 8 times more compare to 2013, which can only translate as full on Exploration and Research projects worldwide. This results demand training divers to become explorers in order to […]

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2013 IDREO CAVE DIVING ACCIDENT ANALYSIS

The trend from 2012 continue and most accidents where under direct supervision of Instructors or Guides.   To be fair a 20% where non trained divers and without supervision, however students during training where 60% of total, which brings into question the current programs and Instructors training capabilities, besides of individual Instructor ability and teaching experience.  […]

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2012 CAVE DIVING ACCIDENT ANALYSIS

AAP brought us new challenges with Accident fatalities rates going to the higest level ever, even 10 times more than historical average, with 21 fatalities in total of which 13 certified cave divers. To notice that 8 of this “accidents” were “customers” under direct guidance of a paid “Cave/rn guide”, in most cases guide fail to survive, for a total […]

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2011 CAVE DIVING ACCIDENT ANALYSIS

The facts are 5 times more accidents than historic average. In total 12 documented cave diving fatality accidents, worldwide in Australia, France, Ireland, Mexico, Turkey and USA. Gas Mixtures wrong switches  is the main cause of fatalities Gas PO2 management while employing New Technology.  With 5 rebreathers involved, units been pSCR & CCR, one case of Guideline navigation and two […]

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