Weil's disease (or “Leptospirosis”) is caused by a bacterium called Leptospira. It is often present in the urine of rats and farm animals; this gets into watercourses where the bacteria can survive for up [...]
Mines are man made and inherently a higher risk environment than the vast majority of natural caves. A cave is formed over a long period of time and its intrinsic stability is due to this. Mines are cavities excavated over a relatively short time period and not there because of any natural process.
The CDG has no constitutional role in cave rescue. If divers volunteer their services to cave rescue teams then they do so as individuals. There are many cave rescue teams in the UK, all of which are represented on the British Cave Rescue Council.
Related knowledge CPR training. Recovery situation Casualty will sink as lungs fill with water. Casualty may not have any form of BCD. Casualty may be wearing a dry-suit. Casualty may be wearing a BCD. [...]