DAN stands for Divers Alert Network. DAN has been present in Europe for over 25 years, it offers medical support for recreational divers, particularly medical assistance during diving accidents (DAN coordinates first aid and medical care through the international network of highly specialized Alarm Centers). DAN is also a vast source of knowledge that is used to educate people how to avoid diving accidents and what to do if they occur. Through its courses it teaches how to provide oxygen first aid. Currently in Poland there are over 3000 people trained in oxygen first aid and about 1000 people trained in other related specialties as well as 450 instructors. DAN conducts research on increasing diver’s safety, it organizes courses and seminars that develop the knowledge and a sense of responsibility in people dealing with recreational and technical diving. DAN offers a variety of insurance packages covering dive accidents and travel.
You can find all information about DAN by visiting www.daneurope.org or calling at (58) 69 98 610.