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rescue diver





Rescue divers are divers that manage underwater emergencies. They prevent and manage problems underwater, handle dive emergencies and operate rescue equipment. Rescue divers manage diving operations in seas or waterways. They work under demanding physical conditions to rescue and retrieve people or objects.

Alternative Labels

emergency rescue diver

rescue diver

diver life support technician


para-rescue diver

underwater rescue worker

search and rescue diver

dive emergency worker

dive rescue technician

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: