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. […]Read more "2013 IDREO 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 […]Read more "2012 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 […]Read more "2011 CAVE DIVING ACCIDENT ANALYSIS"