Diving Incident / Accident


A reportable incident/accident is any incident that requires more than basic first aid OR was a close call that could have resulted in a an injury that would have required more than basic first aid. The reportable close call is a tool used in accident prevention to prevent the repeat of an action that might lead to an injury. Close calls should be reported to Steve Clabuesch at 831-459-4286 or <> within 24 hours of their occurrence.

Any incident needing more than basic first aid will require the patient to fill out the UCSC Incident/Accident report as well as the UCSC Propery and Liability report forms (all available under Diving Forms). You will also need to contact Risk Services for further UCSC accident reporting procedures.

If you have any questions regarding this please contact Steve Clabuesch at 831-459-4286 or <>.