Diving doctors seek compliance with work regulations
Stakeholders’ compliance with the Diving at Work Regulations is necessary for the growth of the diving sector, the Hyperbaric Medical Practitioners Society of Nigeria (HMPSN) has said.
The group also disclosed plans to partner with the chief inspector of diving to hold a diving conference in June.
President of the association, Dr Kayode Ogunleye, disclosed this at a press briefing after the group paid a courtesy visit to the Chief Inspector of Diving, Nigeria, Mr Julius Ugwala, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
He stressed the need for collaboration among critical stakeholders to realise a more safety standards compliant diving sector.
“The visit created an opportunity for discussions on areas of collaboration by relevant stakeholders in the industry to ensure compliance with the country’s recently passed diving at work regulations.
“Other areas of mutual interest that will aid the advancement of the diving sector in the country were also extensively discussed.
“Furthermore, we toured the Subweb Commercial Diving and ROV Training Centre run by Mr. Julius Ugwala, the Chief Inspector of Diving and discussed modalities for a Diving Conference in the second quarter of the year,” he said.
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