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Diving at Work Regulations 1997

List of Approved Classes of Medical Practitioners. This document contains regulatory requirements; it is not a guidance leaflet.

Under regulation 15(6) of the Diving at Work Regulations 1997 (DWR)(1), the Health and Safety Executive (the Executive) may approve in writing as a “medical examiner of divers” such a medical practitioner who is, or falls within a class of medical practitioners as it considers suitable for the purposes of issuing a “certificate of medical fitness to dive” for the purposes of regulation 12(1)(b); and any such approval may be given generally or restricted to any class of diver or dive.

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