Unfortunately vehicles end up underwater. They may be as small as a bicycle or as large as a transfer truck. It might be a jet ski or a large boat. They may be there by accident or disposed of intentionally to destroy evidence. They may or may not have a body trapped inside. Regardless the result is the same -- contamination of our waters either by deterioration or chemical products such as gas or oil. They must be removed! On occasion the vehicle was used in a crime and may contain evidence or a body. As you can see underwater vehicle recovery is a multi-faceted aspect of public safety diving.
Vehicle recovery is not as simple as "hook it up and snatch it out." There are many aspects to consider, not the least of which is the number of hazards that are involved. It is imperative that we keep our divers safe and at the same time preserve any evidence that might exist to determine the cause of the vehicle being in the water. If your desire is to remove vehicles safely, effectively and professionally, then you need to sign up for this course.
Working with lift bags which can lift 2200 pounds each! What a rush to see a vehicle rise to the surface!
To enroll in the PADI Public Safety Underwater Vehicle Recovery Diver course, you must be:
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Due to the potential for entrapment, the Public Safety Rescue Diver course would be a great benefit.
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