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RESEARCH:

Provisional Report on Diving-Related Fatalities in Australian Waters

UNIVERSITY OR ORGANISATION: /

SUBJECT: Diving & Underwater
TYPE: Case Review
DATE: 2005


An individual case review of diving-related deaths reported in Australia in 2005 was conducted as part of the DAN Asia-Pacific dive fatality reporting project.

 

COUNTRY

Australia

AUTHORS

Douglas Walker

John Lippmann

Christopher L Lawrence

Andrew Fock

Thomas Wodack

Scott Jamieson

JOURNAL / PUBLICATION

Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine

RESPONDENTS

Witness reports

Police

Coroners

24 reported fatalities

4 females

20 males


ACTIVITY

Snorkelling

Scuba

Diving

ENVIRONMENT

Ocean

AGE

23 - 71

GENDER

Male

Female

ETHNICITY

N/A

 

 
 

 

 

 

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