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Dive Team Safety

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EPA National Diving Safety Policy
EPA dive operations fall under the OSHA scientific diving exemption. This document prescribes the administration and safety rules for EPA's Underwater Diving Safety Management Program. This directive sets forth EPA's policy for minimizing its worker's occupational hazards to the polluted water diving environment.

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Dive Industry Standards

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EPA Region 10 Dive Safety Policy
This plan establishes general guidelines and procedures for safe and efficient diving for the EPA Region 10 Unit Team for all diving operations. The intent is to provide guidance beyond that in the national Diving Safety Policy that specifically addresses important regional and task specific safety issues.

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EPA Region 10 Boat Handling Plan for Diving Operations
This plan establishes general guidelines and procedures for the safe and efficient use of small boats used to support scientific diving operations.

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Standard Operating Procedures and Guidelines

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Decon Protocol / Polluted Water Protocol Documents

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Vessel Safety

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