publication . Article . 2018

Safety Priorities and Underestimations in Recreational Scuba Diving Operations: A European Study Supporting the Implementation of New Risk Management Programmes

Serena Lucrezi; Salih Murat Egi; Salih Murat Egi; Massimo Pieri; Francois Burman; Francois Burman; Tamer Ozyigit; Danilo Cialoni; Guy Thomas; Alessandro Marroni; ...
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  • Published: 23 Mar 2018
Abstract
ABSTRACT Introduction: Scuba diving is an important marine tourism sector, but requires proper safety standards to reduce the risks and increase accessibility to its market. To achieve safety goals, safety awareness and positive safety attitudes in recreational scuba diving operations are essential. However, there is no published research exclusively focusing on scuba divers’ and dive centres’ perceptions toward safety. This study assessed safety perceptions in recreational scuba diving operations, with the aim to inform and enhance safety and risk management programmes within the scuba diving tourism industry. Materials and Methods: Two structured questionnaire...
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free text keywords: Buddy system, Accesories, Incident, Awareness, Prevention campaign, Training, Dive centre, European Union (EU), Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions, Grant Agreement No 643712, Green Bubbles RISE for sustainable diving, Green Bubbles, General Psychology, Tourism, Safety standards, Risk management, business.industry, business, Psychology, Certification, Occupational safety and health, Recreation, Risk assessment, Medical education, Snowball sampling, Social psychology, accessories, accident, BF1-990, Original Research
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Green Bubbles RISE for sustainable diving
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 643712
  • Funding stream: H2020 | MSCA-RISE
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publication . Article . 2018

Safety Priorities and Underestimations in Recreational Scuba Diving Operations: A European Study Supporting the Implementation of New Risk Management Programmes

Serena Lucrezi; Salih Murat Egi; Salih Murat Egi; Massimo Pieri; Francois Burman; Francois Burman; Tamer Ozyigit; Danilo Cialoni; Guy Thomas; Alessandro Marroni; ...