New initiatives launched to cut UK drownings

Two new initiatives to help reduce the number of drownings around the UK coastline and at inland water sites and swimming pools were being launched at RoSPA’s National Water Safety Congress today. A new beach safety sign standard was being unveiled along with a website to provide a one-stop-shop to give advice to water site operators and the public. The website is the work of the National Water Safety Forum, which was set up a year ago to represent all organisations with interests in water safety and to provide close links with the Government. The website provides safety advice and facts and figures about beaches, inland water sites, swimming pools, water sports and water safety in the home.

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