CCR / Rebreather Safety Resources

ccr rebreather safety advice

A collection of online resources relating to the topic of CCR / Rebreather Safety.

CCR Aware Video: Safety Advice for New and Prospective Rebreather Divers

Improving Rebreather Safety: First in a series of reports on Rebreather Forum 3, by Michael Menduno.

Why so many deaths? What’s the real story behind 18 deaths on rebreathers worldwide so far in 2010?, by Steve Lewis

Rebreather diving: ‘Killing Them Softly’: Second in series of reports on Rebreather Forum 3, by Michael Menduno.

Mixing Brands or Ages of CCR Oxygen Sensors, by Bruce Konefe

Creating A Safety Culture: Third in series of reports on Rebreather Forum 3, by Michael Menduno.

Unique failure modes of semiclosed circuit constant mass flow (CMF) rebreathers, by Silent Submersion

Unique failure modes of electronically controlled fully closed circuit rebreathers, by Jason Rogers

How to Make Solo Rebreather Diving Safer, by Cedric Verdier

ANDI CCR Ascent and Descent Procedures, by Bruce Konefe

Engineering The CCR Blues Away: Fourth in series of reports on Rebreather Forum 3, by Michael Menduno.

PCO2: The Dark Matter of Rebreather Diving: Fifth in series of reports on Rebreather Forum 3, by Michael Menduno.

Partial Pressures of Oxygen Selection in Closed Circuit Rebreathers, by Rod Nairne.

Dive-By-Wire?: Sixth in series of reports on Rebreather Forum 3, by Michael Menduno.

A Learner’s Guide to Closed-Circuit Rebreather Operations, by Richard L. Pyle (PDF)

Rebreather Safety:  FMECA Volume 6: Top Down Faults, by Deep Life Design Group

Are Rebreathers Safe?  by John Q Trigger SPUMS (PDF)

Oxygen sensors and their use within Rebreathers, by Kevin Gurr (PDF)

Motor Skills Learning and Current Bailout Procedures in Recreational Rebreather Diving, by Cedric Verdier (PDF)

Oxygen sensors in rebreather applications, by Analox (PDF)

CCR: how dangerous is it?, by Jeff Johnson

A Complete Guide to Diving a Closed Circuit Rebreather in the Overhead Environment, by Dr. Mel Clark (PDF)

One Set of Solutions to the CCR Safety Problem, by Deep Life Ltd (PDF)

A literature review of disinfectants:  Effects when used by CF divers in cleaning rebreather sets. by Y. D. Severs

Sofnalime Data Sheet (PDF)

An Introduction to Sofnalime: Technical Article (PDF)

Rebreathers Simplified, by Silent Scuba (PDF)