The University of Tasmania 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).
The Diving & Boating committee is a sub-committee of the WHS Committee.
Tenure and frequency of meetings is not specified. The Committee meets as required.
|Chair||Simon Talbot, University Dive Officer (UDO), Zoology|
|Members||Professor Craig Johnson, Zoology
Dr Natalie Moltschaniwskyj, AMC
Dane Jones, Dive Officer, Marine Research Laboratories (MRL)
Mr Ian Hutchinson, WHS Unit
Dr David Smart, Co-Director, Royal Hobart Hospital Hyperbaric Unit
Adam Stephens, Deputy University Dive Officer, Zoology
Authorised by the Director, Human Resources
6 March, 2014