Diving and Boating Safety Program

    The Florida Atlantic University Scientific Diving Program is administered by the Diving and Boating Safety Committee established under a Charter issued by the Provost originally in 1998.  The DBSC has been delegated the authority to promulgate and administer University policies and procedures with regard to all diving and boating operations conducted in conjunction with academic and research activities at Florida Atlantic University.
    Day to day operations of the Diving and Boating Safety Program are administered by the Diving Safety Officer in the FAU Department of Environmental Health and Safety.  The mission of the DSO includes:

  • Assuring Compliance with FAU, OSHA, and AAUS diving standards.
  • Training of Florida Atlantic University Scientific Divers.
  • Assisting in the planning of dives conducted under FAU auspices.
  • Supervising dives conducted under FAU auspices.
  • Administering the FAU Boating Safety Program.

Diving Safety Program
Boating Safety Program
FAU sponsored Snorkeling and Boating Field Trips

Online Resources:

Diving and Boating Safety Manual
Diving and Boating Forms
Diving and Boating Safety Committee Members
Diving and Boating Safety Committee Charter
Links to other Diving and Boating Safety Resources
CPSC Diving Equipment Recalls

To Contact the Diving Safety Officers:

Diving Safety Officer   Assistant Diving Safety Officer
Florida Atlantic University   Harbor Branch at FAU
Building 69 Room 112   Link Building Room 120
777 Glades Road   5600 US HW 1 North
Boca Raton, Fl 33431   Fort Pierce, FL 34946
tel: 561.297.1178   tel: 772.242.2537
fax: 561.297.2210   cell: 772.766.1159
email: David Muncher  

email: Jimmy Nelson


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