Diver Fatality Investigations

Details: Pre-registration required

Date:  Saturday, March 11, 2017
Room:  Manchester
Time:  11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Presenter:  Andrea Zaferes
Sponsor:  Lifeguard Systems
Fee:  $25 includes handout material


Two important missions of diving fatality investigation are preventing future similar occurrences and helping to insure that justice occurs from civil suits and criminal prosecutions. This workshop is useful for anyone who is interested in either mission and for dive professionals who want to be better prepared to prevent and manage possible litigation. The workshop will consist of the steps and procedures that are used to investigate diver fatalities, including: What Information is analyzed and why; how to read autopsy reports — what they can and can’t tell us; law enforcement and death investigation reports; witness statements; data collection from dive logs and what questions to ask; environment variables; dive equipment tests; evaluation of dive leaders, dive boat buddies, and more.

Register for this workshop by completing and returning the attached registration form:

Contact Name: Lifeguard Systems
Registration Phone: 845-657-5544
Registration Email: lgs@teamlgs.com
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