Michał Kosut – He has started his career in the diving industry from cleaning the floor in the dive center, when he was 16. This allowed him to know all the operational aspects of a dive center pretty well. He met great people and mentors in the diving industry, like Witold Smilowski, that not only taught him diving, but also, what is important in life, how to change your dreams into goals. He did his PADI OWSI when he was 19 and knew immediately that he wanted to become a PADI Course Director which he achieved at the age of 27. He was mainly dedicated to the Instructor Development Courses and had the privilege to obtain Platinum CD status 6 years in the row. Now he is PADI Regional Manager responsible for Central European region.
Lecture title: The accidents during the dive trainings
During the presentations there will be presented and discussed 7 cases - accidents that happened during the PADI training. Accidents will represent a cross-section of incidents during the dive training - from the most basic courses to advanced technical programs. The description of each case will be based on accident reports from the PADI database and will include the analysis of specific factors that led to its creation. We will also focus on prevention of this type of accidents, what can be be particularly interesting both for those who carry out such trainings, as well as for potential participants.