IN SECONDS WATER CAN STEAL A LIFE
TALK TO YOUR CHILDREN ABOUT WATER SAFETY
Follow these simple tips and enjoy every minute together on our beautiful beaches, rivers and lakes.
Children Love THE Water So Teach Them These Lessons.
Swim within your depth. Stay within your depth.
Swim at Lifeguarded waterways, listed on our main site.
Alcohol is a factor in 1/3 of drownings. Don't mix it with water activities.
JUST IN TIME
In a series of heartfelt films, brave rescuers tell their stories to highlight the many and often unexpected ways people find themselves in difficulty in water.
ACTOR LIAM NEESON PROMOTES WATER SAFETY
On radio, actor Liam Neeson graciously lends his voice to highlight the importance of extra vigilance, especially at this time of year.
If you see someone in difficulty, these simple steps may save a life:
Shout to the casualty and encourage them to shore. This may orientate them just enough.
Reach out with a long object such a branch or a piece of clothing but do not enter the water yourself.
Throw a ringbuoy or any floating object and call 112 for the coast guard.