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Professional diving

There are two types of diving medicals. The entrance diving medical at the start of the career of a diving professional and a repeat exam that is conducted every year. Al our diving medicals are according to the regulations of the Health Safety Executive (HSE) and the European Diving technical Committee (EDTC):

Entrance exam:
  • Thorough diving medical questionnaire
  • General physical exam with accent on diving medical relevant issues
  • Somatic profile: weight, length, body fat, pulse, blood pressure
  • ENT examination
  • Pulmonary function (spirometry)
  • Cardiography (EKG)
  • Chest X-ray + bloodexamination: to be done in advance at local hospital. Orders for these investigation will bes end after making your appointment with us.
  • Hearing test (audiometry)
  • Fitness test
  • Time: approximately 2,5 hour
Repeat exam:
  • Short diving medical questionnaire
  • Discussing diving history/complaints/problems in last year
  • Focussed physical exam
  • Somatic profile: weight, length, body fat, pulse, blood pressure
  • ENT examination
  • Pulmonary function (spirometry)
  • Cardiography (EKG)
  • Hearing test(audiometry)
  • Fitness test
  • Time: approximately 1 hour
Prices on request
In case of medical examinations "on-site" minimal 2 entrance exams or 5 repeat exams in a row!
Costs for chest x-ray and blood examination are to be paid separately at the hospital and are not part of the price.
If further investigations are necessary (for example a chest scan or heart ultrasound) these costs are not part of the mentioned price.
In every case the client will get an extensive examination report and if considered fit for diving an official certificate and a stamp in the diving log book (1 year validity).
Candidate has to bring sport cloths, towel, log book and ID