Fieldteq is the management tool for staff, students and volunteers participating in research activities at UTAS. As well as record keeping it provides a central location for policies and procedures relevant to field safety.
The University is a member of the American Academy of Underwater Sciences (AAUS). The UTas Dive & Boating Safety Committee members are listed as a Diving Control Board member or DSO of University of Tasmania by the AAUS. The AAUS provides technical advice to the University of Tasmania in accordance with AS/NZS 2299.2:2002 Occupational Diving Operations-Scientific Diving.
For the purposes of the AAUS procedures, this sub-committee fulfills the same role as a Diving Control Board (DCB) and the members fulfill the same role as Dive Safety Officer (DSO).