Are the straps and buckles intact?

Is the tank strap functioning correctly?

Is the low pressure inflator functioning correctly? The BCD inflates / deflates-

Are there any major leaks in the BCD?

Are the dump valves functioning correctly?

Are the over inflate valves working?

Is the safety sausage and whistle in the BCD pocket?


Are the regulator hoses intact and undamaged?

Is the 1st stage intact?

What is the intermediate pressure? (135 +/- 5 psi)

Is the primary regulator intact and operational?

What is the cracking pressure (0.8" - 1.4" on submersion test)?

Is the alternate air source intact and operational?

What is the cracking pressure (1.5" - 2.0" on submersion test)?

Are the gauges and HP swivel intact?

Is the compass intact?

Emergency oxygen kits

Are the emergency oxygen kits intact and operational? What is the cylinder pressure?

Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.