You Should Still Do Buddy Checks

Prior to a dive, always perform a gear check with a buddy. Read an incident how one group of divers skipped a predive check and had a malfunction with a brand-new BCD.

Two male divers stand in tropical shore and check their gear

Never Too Experienced to Refresh Skills

Divers need to be ready for any scenario and training is key. Taking refresher courses can be beneficial and lifesaving — they ensure you are prepared for anything that may happen above or underwater.

Diver ascends in bubbles

Repeated Pulmonary Edema with a Happy Ending

Pulmonary edema in divers may be fatal and divers must take precaution. Read a case summary of one diver’s experiences with pulmonary edema and what should have been done.

Female diver wearing purple fins swims next to a wall of coral