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Forum: Rebreather Accidents / Incidents

Rebreather accidents and incidents from Serious to Bloopers, Blunders and your near death experiences! So we can all learn. Anon Posts allowed.

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Another Co2 story... and pondering a BOV.

    Months back I nearly watched my wife expire before my eyes. She doesn't like telling this story to strangers, but I think it's valuable so i've...

    Started by Gill Envy‎, 8th July 2008 02:57
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: DIMS - Diving Incident Monitoring Study

    Those outside of Australia may not be aware of the DIMS, a study which uses incident analysis to try and produce preventative measures and remedies...

    Started by Richard Harris‎, 9th August 2005 08:43
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: O2 convulsion

    Here is a brief description of my accident from last July. The text is the same that I sent to DAN. I was diving an Inspiration rebreather in...

    Started by jhaaja‎, 3rd October 2005 07:47
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  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Rebreather Accident Research Project

    For some time, I and others, have been developing a plan to look at non-fatal rebreather accidents and incident. The project is aimed more at...

    Started by SteveJ‎, 25th November 2008 19:39
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  5. Exclamation Sticky Thread Sticky: Thread Rules

    Share you accidents here or any boobs and cock ups here so we can all learn from them! If you want to post anonymously then that is allowed in...

    Started by schford‎, 27th February 2005 23:59
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  1. "Surprise" listing is ONLINE - please contribute!

    Hi folks! As promised in the other thread here, I've put a "surprise" index page up on the web at Karl Denninger's Rebreather "Surprise" Page ...

    Started by Genesis‎, 28th December 2006 23:11
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  2. 1 in 10

    In the program Extreme Cave Diving (which is friggin AWESOME) Jill Heinerth makes the seemingly broad claim, "'1 in 10 dies on a RB" (or perhaps it...

    Started by oya‎, 12th February 2010 20:26
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  3. 12 months since Penny Glover and Jacques Filippi recovered

    Been about year since both were recovered Have the official investigations been completed? Has there been any official release of information...

    Started by MHD‎, 1st January 2007 20:24
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  4. 2 questions about a "caustic cocktail"

    Two quick questions about a caustic cocktail: 1) Anyone ever permanently lose their sense of taste from a caustic cocktail? I recently had one...

    Started by Marvintpa‎, 2nd July 2008 18:35
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  5. 2009-11-13 death on Vandenberg

    First, my deep condolences to the family and friends. I regret to report there has been a death on the Vandenberg today. We have some preliminary...

    Started by Oceanus‎, 13th November 2009 22:04
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  6. 4 Failure's in one day - Should've stayed home...

    My dive day started out in my garage at around 6:45a, assembling my KISS Classic. As I assembled it, I was putting on the counterlungs. For those...

    Started by brockbr‎, 5th May 2008 14:46
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  7. 6months and not dead yet (just)

    Today I celebrate six months as the proud owner of an Inspiration. Someone asked me if I had had any problems with he unit yet and I quickly...

    Started by Mark Chase‎, 1st March 2005 19:48
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  8. A CO2 incident avoided...through luck!

    After having commended others for posting their incidents, I have swallowed my pride to post this, even though I feel very stupid for my mistakes. ...

    Started by mik‎, 18th March 2008 07:54
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  9. A cocktail in the shaker

    Sorry for not sharing earlier, i hope better late than never. 2 Months ago i almost had a cocktail on my Atlantis, diving with the original...

    Started by Bosh‎, 20th April 2008 18:18
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  10. Angry A long day drifting in a rough sea!

    Hi all, Just to share an unpleasant experience that happened to me a couple of weeks ago: It was supposed to be a dive with no problem. One...

    Started by cedricverdier‎, 4th September 2006 00:40
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  11. A long swim and probable CO2

    I'm very new to rebreathers and dive a classic kiss. I had a few drops in a quarry and a small trip in Wookey but was not getting enough hours on the...

    Started by charlie rh‎, 26th July 2006 13:38
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  12. a question for the doctors

    Hoping anyone with knowledge of post mortem/autopsy medicine might be able to comment.. To what extent can a post mortem of a dead diver establish...

    Started by jasondrake‎, 10th August 2009 10:22
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  13. A report of the loss of Jayne Bloom

    This is the report of the tragic death of Jayne bloom. We arrived in Chuuk (Truk Lagoon) on the Saturday morning and spent the day relaxing and...

    Started by jkeep‎, 1st July 2008 17:03
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  14. a snake in my save- a- dive kit!!!

    Wake up lazzy people, cool down others no snake, just a small well known evil:devilban: Everybody know the benefit of cell checker... Built a...

    Started by Marc T‎, 6th November 2013 19:21
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  15. A Tale of Two Co2 incidents

    I would like to relate a couple incidents that happened recently, one during a CCR course I taught and another during a cave dive down in Mexico.. ...

    Started by RonMicjan‎, 28th January 2008 06:30
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  16. Angry Acciden - Death (Not CCR but OC), just wanted to hear your thoughts

    Hi i am sitting here now watching National Geographics about a cave dive to 75meters that went very wrong and one guy died. And as i am watching...

    Started by Johnny Bekkestad‎, 27th December 2005 17:01
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  17. Accident analysis and feedback

    Hello, With respect to rebreather accidents, there has been much recent commentary about the lack of high quality analysis and feedback of...

    Started by Simon Mitchell‎, 24th November 2006 01:01
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  18. Accident at Lake Wazee, WI

    I just learned of a dive accident during a RB class at lake Wazee in Wisconsin involving a charter boat captain. Bill Prince - ScubaBoard

    Started by RebreatherNut‎, 22nd May 2008 02:23
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  19. Accident on the Doria

    http://www.ack.net/news/20170724/coast-guard-helicopter-unable-to-assist-unconscious-andrea-doria-diver max

    Started by maxguru‎, 25th July 2017 16:19
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    3rd August 2017, 12:38 Go to last post
  20. Accidents and Incidents

    Formerly, new threads in this section needed moderator approval prior to a new thread or post becoming publicly posted. We have removed this...

    Started by Tienuts‎, 27th March 2013 21:26
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