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Compiled from years of research and data analysis, these materials provide valuable information on topics critical to diver health and safety and address common issues encountered by new and experienced divers. The smart guides provide top-level and vital information on popular diving health and safety issues. The guides offer themed topics with universal appeal ranging from "How to Beat the Squeeze" and "Equalise like a Pro" to "Ways to Run out of Air and How Not To". These essential resources are available to you as tools to help you enhance diving safety in the community.

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Smart Guides to Safe Diving

Quick reference guides to health and safety issues most relevant to divers.

Health Information Library

A dive into general fitness and medically-related topics that most commonly affect divers.

Smart Membership Guides

DAN is your dive safety association. Join more than 6000 of your fellow scuba divers who have already decided to become members. DAN offers a variety of membership options so that every diver’s needs are fully catered for. The following are DAN’s main membership options.

How to manage diving problems

This e-book was adapted from the How to Manage Diving Problems pocket guide and put into electronic format to be readily available on your electronic device. It is an e-book that is intended to be as much a part of a diver’s kit as a mask or a wetsuit, always at hand when needed.

COVID-19 Guides 

COVID-19 | Diving Operations

The document might be subject to changes and updates. In this regard, we intend to listen to the community: dive operators, dive centres managers, and all those who want to contribute with their knowledge and insights. If you have any questions you can contact us at specialprojects@dansa.org

COVID-19 | Prepping For Return

The document might be subject to changes and updates. In this regard, we intend to listen to the community: dive operators, dive centres managers, and all those who want to contribute with their knowledge and insights. If you have any questions you can contact us at specialprojects@dansa.org

More water less bubbles

Dehydration occurs when your body loses more fluid than is taken in, and this can lead to medical problems that should be avoided.

how to avoid Diving Mistakes

Learn safety guidelines. Become conscientious and responsible divers. Prepare smarter so we can enjoy our dives.

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