Roatan Diving

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The following is an Emergency Assistance Plan for divemasters and rescue divers in Roatan. At time of creation the details were correct but now dated and they may have changed. 


Emergency Assistance Plan Example

Sea Quest- Roatan, Honduras

Nearest Medical Facilities & Decompression Chamber;

Anthonys Key Resort

Channel 80 or tel445-1049

Nearest Dive Shop

Las Rocas

Channel 16 or tel445-1841 or 445-0164

  • Delegate a Call for emergency assistance & Contact own dive-shop & Las Rocas. Contact Las Rocas dive shop in west bay for assistance in getting victim to shore or if a fast boat is available to transport via sea to Anthony’s Key Resort.
  • Check for breathing and circulation, if needed begin CPR and continue circle of care
  • ADMINISTER OXYGEN ALWAYS.
  • Gather Information (symptoms, diver, profile and equipment) for medical services.
  • Don’t make changes on any of the divers equipment, and send it with the diver
  • Fill in accident report and alert DAN.

Circle of Care (repeat the following steps until professional help arrives)

Arousal > Airway > Breathing > Circulation > Bleeding > Shock

Contact Numbers

Decompression Chambers (and medical care)

Anthonys Key Resort

Channel 80

445-1049

Fantasy Island

 

445-6222 / 5191

Emergency Services

Ambulance

445-1500

Police

445-1138

Other

Woods Medical Center

445-1089

Divers Alert Network

+1919   6848111  4326

Dive Shops

Las Rocas

Channel 16

445-1841 or 445-0164

Coconut Tree Divers

Channel 71

445-1648

Pura Vida

Channel 16

445-1141

Native Sons

Channel 16

445-1214

Sueno Del Mar

Channel 16

445-1717

Reef Gliders

Channel 16

881-6314

Ocean Connections

Channel 16

445-1925