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Diver Down Real-World SCUBA Accidents and How to Avoid Them

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ISBN-10: 0071445722

ISBN-13: 9780071445726

Edition: 2006

Authors: Michael R. Ange

List price: $19.00
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Description:

The ultimate guide to help you understand and prevent diving accidents, based on 20 true-life reports "Diver Down" reveals how scuba diving accidents leading to severe injury or death usually result from a chain of events that can and should be prevented before a tragedy occurs. Recognized diving safety expert Mike Ange provides postmortems of 20 true-life scuba diving accidents and details the links in each chain of events that caused the tragedy. This uniquely formatted learning tool features an eye-opening introduction to diver safety and includes safety sidebars throughout.
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Book details

List price: $19.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 10/18/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Special Topics Contents
Preface: Dive Safety and This Book
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Scuba 101
The "Rescuer"
The Sailors' Cold and Lonely Night
Dying for Maintenance
A Killer Wreck Dive
Good Intentions
The Public Safety Diver
The Inexperienced Professional and an Ego
The "Trust-Me" Dive
Killer Arrogance
A Killer Shortcut
Hazards to Navigation
A Simple Commercial Dive
Dive Plan Failure: Narcosis Is for Everyone
A Snug-Fitting Suit
The Little Details That Get You
The Expedient Gear Technician
Practicing What You Preach
The Folly of Youth
You Can't Buy Common Sense
The "Top Guns"
About the Author
Index