Skip to main content
x

Recent Articles

Ask DAN: What Do I Need to Know About Scuba Cylinder Safety?

Experts from Divers Alert Network answer your questions about cylinder safety, including reasons why tanks rupture and how to keep yourself safe.

Lessons for Life: Dangers of Diving With a Cold

Diving despite having a cold may seem enticing when you are on a trip to a beautiful destination, but one diver's firsthand experience is a cautionary tale of the risks associated with ascending to

Top Techniques to Equalize Your Ears When Diving

Experts from DAN break down what to do with pesky ears, including how to perform various equalization methods and when.

A Close Encounter With a Dive Boat Propeller

When diving where boats may be active, you need to take extra precautions to protect yourself. Here’s how one diver learned their lesson—and how you can avoid making a similar mistake.

Ask DAN: How Do You Treat Decompression Sickness?

DCS is rare, but it’s a condition all divers need to be prepared for. We spoke with the pros at Divers Alert Network to learn what to do if it happens to you or someone you’re diving with.

What to Do When You Overheat While Diving

Failing to stay alert can create a lot of problems in the water. Here’s what happened when one diver ignored the signs of overheating and attempted to dive.

Ask DAN: How do I shore dive safely?

Everything you need to know to prepare for your next shore dive.