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Incident Report 2020-05-01T16:26:00+00:00

1st Stage Leak

Incident Date

1906-11-05

Incident Description

1970 - A diver got a severe first stage leak in Sump 3 which is long. He returned hastily turning off his bottle except when breathing. It is probable that his pressure gauge hose had worked loose.

Lessons Learned

Maintain equipment.
Factors
Line Management Negligible
Gas Management Negligible
Equipment Management Major
Equipment Failure Major
Training Minor
Medical Negligible
Planning Negligible
Procedural Error Negligible
Cave Environment Negligible
Weather Negligible
Other Factor Unknown