Rescue Diver Openwater weekend

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Respond by 6:00 PM on 6/6


Dutch Springs

4733 Hanoverville Rd · Bethlehem , PA

How to find us

meet us on the pennisula

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Saturday and Sunday at Dutchsprings.
Open water rescue drills that will prepare you to prevent incidents and, if necessary, manage dive emergencies. During the open water weekend, you'll cover:
• Self-rescue and diver stress
• Emergency Management and Equipment
• Swimming and non-swimming assists
• Panicked diver response
• Problems underwater
• Missing diver procedures
• Surfacing the unconscious diver
• In-water artificial respiration
• Egress (exits)
• Dive accident scenarios

Divers should be fully prepared to execute two dives and have the minimum equipment requirements.
Student – Minimum Equipment Requirements
The students must have the following equipment:
1. Mask, fins and snorkel
2. Buoyancy Compensating Device (BCD) with a low-pressure power inflator
3. Regulator with submersible pressure gauge
4. Alternate air source
5. Weight system
6. Personal dive computer (PDC) unless otherwise noted
7. Exposure suit adequate for the training conditions
8. Compressed gas cylinder
9. Compass; during navigation skills
10. Rescue signal
11. A cutting device