Diving Safety Forms and Information

Information for Current UH Scientific Divers

and Divers-in-Training:


UH Diving Safety Manual
File Format: Adobe PDF


Application for University of Hawaii Scientific Diver Authorization
File Format: Adobe PDF


Scientific Diver Authorization Renewal Application Forms

For all Active SCIDs and DITs to complete prior to Jan. 1, 2006

See Employer Insurability Memorandum for details. New 11/05

File Format: Adobe PDF


UH Diving Medical Examination Forms
File Format: PC/Win Microsoft Word 97


Application for Scientific Diving Research Proposal Aproval
File Format: PC/Win Microsoft Word 97


Application for Student Thesis or Project Proposal Approval
File Format: PC/Windows Microsoft Word 97


Dive Plan Application Form

File Format: WordNote: Dive Plans should now be routed through the appropriate Unit Diving Coordinator for review and advice prior to submission to UHDSP as of 02/2013


Monthly Dive Log Form – as of 01/2017

File Format: Excel
IMPORTANT Please read Log Definitions and Guidelines before filling out dive log. Click here
For Staged Decompression Log, download form here

Dive logs may be emailed to: uhdsp@hawaii.edu


Visiting divers from all EXCEPT governmental agencies

Non-employee visiting divers (students, etc…) who are not diving as part of their employment; Employees of private or non-profit agencies;

Visiting Diver Non-Governmental Scientific Diver Application Forms
File Format: PDF

Visiting divers who are diving as part of their employment with a government agency

Includes employees of:

Federal agencies (NOAA, National Park Service, USGS, etc…) State agencies (Hawaii DLNR-DAR, etc…); Government colleges, universities and research/educational institutions.

Visiting Diver Government/Employee Scientific Diver Application Forms

File Format: PDF


Equipment Test Data Sheet
File Format: Adobe PDF


UH Diver Wanted Form
File Format: Microsoft Word Document


UH Volunteer Application Form
File Format: Adobe PDF

To comply with State of Hawaii regulations on the use of volunteers, liability coverage for the UH, PI and Lead Diver, and provide worker safety coverage for the volunteer.  UH Principal Investigators who propose to use UH scientific divers as volunteers for their UH project should complete and submit this form with original signatures to the UHDSP for each participating diver.

NOTE: The UH Volunteer Form should be completed and on file with the project’s PI/Department before the divers initial participation in any UH activity.