Diving Incident / Accident

A reportable incident/accident is any incident that requires more than basic first aid OR was a close call that could have resulted in a an injury that would have required more than basic first aid. The reportable close call is a tool used in accident prevention to prevent the repeat of an action that might lead to an injury. Close calls should be reported to Diving Safety <divingsafety@ucsc.edu> within 24 hours of their occurrence.

Any incident needing more than basic first aid will require the patient to fill out the UCSC Incident/Accident report available under Diving Forms as well as the UCSC Propery and Liability report forms available from Risk Services.

If you have any questions regarding this please contact Diving Safety <divingsafety@ucsc.edu>.