General. The employer shall develop and maintain a safe practices manual which shall be made available
at the dive location to each dive team member.
The safe practices manual shall contain a copy of this standard and the employer's policies for
implementing the requirements of this standard.
For each diving mode engaged in, the safe practices manual shall include:
Safety procedures and checklists for diving operations;
Assignments and responsibilities of the dive team members;
Equipment procedures and checklists; and
Emergency procedures for fire, equipment failure, adverse environmental conditions, and medical
illness and injury.
[42 FR 37668, July 22, 1977, as amended at 49 FR 18295, Apr. 30, 1984; 61 FR 5507, Feb. 13, 1996]