Tim Andro

Tim is the founder, owner, and head certifying instructor of Northeast Public Safety Divers. Tim began diving in 2005 and became in SDI and ERDI instructor in 2015. Over the course of his extensive dive career, Tim has accrued over 100 individual dive certifications and logged over 3,000 dives to depths of up to 225'. Tim is also an active firefighter (since 1999) and public safety diver on the Mahwah Fire and Rescue Co #1 Dive Rescue team, where he is also the Coordinator of that team. In his position as coordinator, Tim has commanded dive operations for the FBI, US Coast Guard, NY & NJ Port Authority Police, and numerous other smaller jurisdictions. His expertise is widely recognized in the public safety dive community where he has been a speaker at dive conferences and has received the ERDI "Outstanding Instructor Award" for 2016, 2017, and 2018.

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NePSD Certifies Canadian Public Safety Divers

After four years of planning and fund raising by the host team, our Canada trip is finally a wrap! And what a week it was! This trip had humble beginnings in the form of a simple email asking if Northeast Public Safety Divers would travel to Alberta, Canada to teach public safety divers in the …

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NJ Transit ERDI PSD Program, Oct 9/10 & 22/23, 2022

We are very excited to bring our full ERDI PSD program to the NJ Transit Dive Team this coming fall. We will be conducting Full Face Mask, Drysuit, and Tender, along with ERDI 1. This is a lecture and hands-on intensive course designed to provide students with the necessary skills to be operational Public Safety …

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ERDI Contaminated Water TECHNICIAN, Sept 23 – 24, 2022

The ERDI contaminated water technician program is designed to provide divers and topside personal with the tools to operate in and around contaminated water. The course is composed of elearning, classroom , and field work. All aspects of contaminated water will be covered including proper equipment and documentation. Students will then move out to the …

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ERDI Contaminated Water OPERATIONS Online, Sept 23rd, 2022

If there is one category of diving that will separate the PSD from a recreational diver, it’s contaminated water. And if you are diving operations such as a body recovery, vehicle recovery, or even stagnant water, then you’re in contaminated water. We dive contaminated water, we should be trained for contaminated water. Good news! NePSD …

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