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12 Tips of Fun and Safety Diving

4 March 2010 1,271 views No Comment

Scuba (diving) is basically a high-risk sport. However, you can do it with fun, safe and free from accident, by following a few safety rules.

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  • Follow scuba diving training and get qualification from a trusted, registered agent.
  • Get a medical exam and do a swim test before diving.
  • After getting your qualifications, don’t go diving in a dangerous place, where you don’t meet the skills or qualifications, like sea cave, or Shipwreck diving, which requires special training.
  • Never. Never ever go diving alone. Find friends to dive with you.
  • Listen carefully and follow the instructions given by the person in charge during your dive trip.
  • Check the equipment carefully and make sure every equipment is functioning, especially if it’s rental equipment. You never know
  • Find out about the weather on the diving location before really going on a diving. Make sure that the water temperature and weather conditions are safe enough to do the dive. Swin aside quickly when you hear or see the storm approaching.
  • Protect you skin with a waterproof sunscreen that contains at least 15 SPF (Sun Protection Factor)
  • Drink as much water and as often as possible, even if you don’t feel thirsty. And be aware of the indication of dehydration.
  • Moreover, recognize the signs of heat exhaustion and how to overcome ot.
  • You should also recognize the characteristics of hypothermia and, of course, how to overcome ot.
  • Use sunglasses to protect your eyes from the sun. Choose sunglasses that absorb at least 90 percent of ultraviolet rays.
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These tips are not the one and only guide! There are still many things you need to understand to do the diving activity safely. Use your common sense. All the time

That’s it for now. Have all the fun!

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