Updated guidance for return to necessary diving activities


Office for Research Protections     |     Scientific Diving  

Guidance around the conditional return to necessary diving activities has recently been developed. This Guidance is specific to scientific diving and includes safety measures that need to be employed during the COVID-19 pandemic. All dive activities must be approved by both a researcher’s leadership (college dean or chancellor) as well as the Diving Control Board (DCB)Read the full guidance document. 

Please direct any questions related to the conditions that need to be met before proceeding with research to your college dean or chancellor. Questions related to the Minimum COVID-19 Exposure Control Diving Guidelines to be Employed may be directed to the Dive Safety Officer (DSO), Tim White (tsw113@psu.edu).