Forum proposed to cut UK drownings

The Government has agreed to form an interdepartmental group for its eight departments with water safety and rescue responsibilities. The National Water Safety Forum will make reports to it, and will be made up of representatives from about 60 organisations dealing with beach, sea, inland water, swimming pool and water sports safety and safety information.

The Maritime Safety Coordinating Committee and the UK Search and Rescue Strategic Committee will also have input into the forum and the interdepartmental group.

Read more on the RoSPA website…