Open for comment: draft revision of diving guideline

18 June, 2020

Following feedback received from diving contractors and other interested parties, NOPSEMA has published for public comment a draft revision of its Diving guidelines - Complying with the diving safety regulations.

This draft revision is the first step of a review process. NOPSEMA identified a number of issues during the drafting process that would benefit from further industry discussion to see if consensus on approaches can be achieved. NOPSEMA will be engaging an independent diving subject matter expert to consult with the diving industry, international regulators and Australian government departments. This consultation may take the form of individual meetings, small group workshops or a larger forum.

To provide feedback on the draft guideline, please submit comments to by no later than COB Friday, 7 August 2020.

NOPSEMA will consider all feedback provided during the public comment period and, where necessary, contact stakeholders for further clarification. All personal information will be managed in accordance with NOPSEMA's Privacy Policy.


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