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The Diving at Work Regulations 1997

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3.—(1) These Regulations shall apply to and in relation to any diving project apart from the following—

(a)the care or treatment of patients in a hospital or other place, not under the control of the diving contractor, where emergency medical treatment is provided or in transit to such hospital or place where the means of transit is provided by or in respect of the hospital or other place;

(b)operations in which members of the armed forces of the Crown or of a visiting force are engaged in warfare or training for warfare;

(c)work carried out in any air which is compressed in order to prevent the ingress of ground water to the works or to stabilise the area around the works.

(2) These Regulations shall apply to and in relation to the premises and activities outside Great Britain to which sections 1 to 59 and 80 to 82 of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 apply by virtue of the 1995 order as they apply within Great Britain.

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