The Hotline That Became a Lifeline

McTaggart, Christine
January 2010
Alert Diver;Winter2010, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p92
The article offers information on the 30th celebration of Divers Alert Network® (DAN®) in providing marine emergency assistance. It states that DAN® was established in September 1980 to respond on accident assistance concerning dive injuries. However, the network organization was became known until 1983 wherein their 24-Hour Diving Emergency Hotline spread throughout the marine industry. In 2010, the network is already made up of a global network with 800 hyperbaric chamber facilities.


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