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Inquest rules death of Brentwood diver caused by failed breathing gear - UK

Discussion in 'Scuba Related Court Cases' started by DandyDon, Mar 18, 2015.

  1. DandyDon

    DandyDon Old men ought to be explorers ScubaBoard Supporter

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    Accident previously discussed on SB at http://www.scubaboard.com/forums/accidents-and-incidents/485220-two-divers-dead-english-channel.html

    Inquest rules death of Brentwood diver caused by failed breathing gear | Brentwood Gazette

     
  2. rigdiver

    rigdiver Course Director

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    Yes, replace those O2 cells once a year as recommended.
    The hose was "jury rigged." On a rebreather you can never be too careful.
    Know your PO2. Not followed.
    Complacency kills. Not a factory crimp on the hose.
    Sad.
     
  3. daniel f aleman

    daniel f aleman Loggerhead Turtle

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