BDSG member organisations encourage divers to report any incidents that occur so that an analysis can take place and others can learn from what occurred. Any personal information is treated with strict confidence. Divers can submit such reports through their own training organisation or directly using a form available for download below. The BSAC compiles a central database with the assistance of other BDSG members. Incident information and statistics can be readily accessed at Please assist this data collection by submitting completed forms to:

The Incidents Advisor, The British Sub-Aqua Club, Telford's Quay, South Pier Road, Ellesmere Port, South Wirral, Cheshire CH65 4FL



If the incident took place while you were at work, you may also have a legal duty to report it to the Health and Safety Executive. Further information, and an online reporting facility can be found at

It is important that equipment used in an incident is properly handled. Click here for guidance from the HSE on how to do this. (and then link it to the Equipment procedure document).

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