Based on current worldwide accident statistics it is accurate to state that recreational scuba diving is a safe sport. Improvements in equipment, emphasis on proper and thorough training and responsible dive operators have all contributed in minimizing the inherent risks in diving. However the very nature of scuba diving contains the potential risk of injury and as in most other recreational activities that potential risk is occasionally realized and must be prepared for.
At Downbelow we have established extensive safety standards and procedures, which are enforced, regularly monitored, updated and tested. Our training courses adhere to PADI Standards and Procedures and UK HSE guidelines. We believe that through risk assessment, preparation & training we are able to reduce the risk and plan for emergency assistance.