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Medical checks

Diving medical checks

All occupational divers (this includes scientific diving) in New Zealand must undergo a full diving medical examination every 5 years, or as determined by the Diving Medical Consultant (DMC). The full diving medical examination must be carried out by a Designated Diving Doctor (DDD). These medicals can be arranged through the Occupational Health Service at the University.

Find out more about diving at Otago

Antarctica medical assessments

In the event of University of Otago staff traveling to Antarctica, a medical assessment is required. Medical checks can be arranged through Occupational Health at the University.

Antarctica New Zealand provides detailed guidelines and information on what you should do to prepare for your visit.

Find out more about preparation for traveling to Antarctica