Alert Network ( DAN )
Diving just like any other sport can be dangerous and
should be respected. It is highly recommended that you
cover yourself in the unlikely event of a mishap. Believe
me when I say that. In the event that you get DSC sickness
and you need to be placed in a Hyperbolic Chamber your
looking at about $10,000 for the ride. DAN insurance
is only $99 a year and is worth every penny. ( Click
Here for their Website )
in 1980, DAN has served as a lifeline for the scuba industry
by operating diving's only 24-hour emergency hotline, a
lifesaving service for injured divers. Additionally, DAN
operates a diving medical information line, conducts vital
diving medical research, and develops and provides a number
of educational programs for everyone from beginning divers
to medical professionals.
Alert Network is supported by membership dues and donations.
In return, members receive a number of important benefits
including $100,000 emergency medical evacuation assistance,
DAN educational publications, a subscription to Alert Diver
magazine, and access to diving's first and foremost accident
DAN helps divers in need with medical emergency assistance
and promotes diving safety through
research, education, products and services.
a nonprofit organization, exists to provide expert information
and advice for the benefit of the diving public. DAN's historical
and primary function is to provide emergency medical advice
and assistance for underwater diving injuries, to work to
prevent injuries and to promote diving safety. Second, DAN
promotes and supports underwater diving research and education
particularly as it relates to the improvement of diving
safety, medical treatment and first aid. Third, DAN strives
to provide the most accurate, up-to-date and unbiased information
on issues of common concern to the diving public, primarily,
but not exclusively, for diving safety. DAN is Your Dive
Striving to make every dive, accident- and injury-free.
vision is to be the most recognized and trusted organization
worldwide in the fields of diver safety and emergency services,
health, research, and education by its members, instructors,
sponsors, and recreational diving community at large.
Dive Safety Association," DAN currently has more than