EN ISO 21416:2019

Recreational diving services - Requirements and guidance on environmentally sustainable practices in recreational diving (ISO 21416:2019)

Publication date:   Dec 16, 2019

General information

60.60 Standard published   Oct 2, 2019


CEN/TC 329 Tourism services

European Norm

03.080.30   Services for consumers | 03.200.99   Other standards relating to leisure and tourism | 13.020.20   Environmental economics. Sustainability



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This document specifies requirements for service providers with regard to responsible practices for the provision of their services.
This document applies, but is not limited, to recreational-diving-related activities, for example:
— scuba diving;
— snorkelling;
— free diving (breath hold diving).
Further, this document provides guidance to all stakeholders involved in recreational-diving-related activities on best practice to minimize negative impact on the aquatic environment and to optimize positive outcomes.
NOTE In this document the term "aquatic" refers to all bodies of water.
This document helps stakeholders to identify and compare service providers who follow environmental best practice.

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EN ISO 21416:2019
60.60 Standard published
Oct 2, 2019