Welcome to the website of the Diving Medical Advisory Committee (DMAC).
This independent body, comprising diving medical specialists from across Northern Europe, seeks to provide advice about medical and certain safety aspects of commercial diving.
About DMAC - On the following pages you can find out about the committee's aims and current work, history and its members.
Guidance - The committee's guidance documents are made available for download.
Position statements - The committee has also issued the following documents:
Courses - Details on DMAC/EDTCmed approval of courses in diving medicine, including the relevant guidance document and details on recognised courses.
Finally, a wide collection of links to related websites has been assembled, which we invite users to add to.
We hope you will find the website useful and would welcome any feedback.
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DMAC has moved
DMAC statement on exercise testing in medical assessment of commercial divers has been issued
DMAC 15 updated
The note on medical equipment to be held at the site of an offshore diving operation has been updated and is available for downloading now.
A brief history of DMAC
New content added to website.
- Duration of saturation exposures and surface intervals between saturations (DMAC 21 Rev. 2)
- Approval of diving medicine courses (DMAC 29)
- The provision of emergency medical care for divers in saturation (DMAC 28 Rev. 1)