Dive Safety is an integral part of the USC Scientific Diving Program and covered in its extensive USC Dive Safety Manual (see below).

  • USC Research Diving
  • USC Dive Safety Manual
  • USC Diving Control Board (DCB). The DCB’s responsibilities include:
    • Approval and monitoring of diving projects.
    • Disciplinary action for unsafe diving practices.
    • Issuance or revocation of diving permits.
    • Investigation into the nature and cause of diving accidents or violations of the USC Diving Safety Manual.