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Hyperbaric Certification



SCA Mission Statement
The System Certification Authority (SCA) supports the Navy's broad diving mission through shore facilities. The SCA certifies nearly 100 hyperbaric facilities, including:

  • Dive Lockers
  • Training Facilities
  • Research Facilities
  • Medical Treatment Facilities
  • Equipment Test Facilities

Certification Objective

As stated in The US Navy Diving & Manned Hyperbaric systems Certification Manual (SS521-AA-MAN-010) the certification objective is to "establish maximum reasonable assurance of the recovery of diving system personnel without injury and avoid conditions that adversely affect the safety of operating personnel."

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