IN SECONDS, WATER CAN STEAL A LIFE.
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.
On radio, actor Liam Neeson graciously lends his voice to highlight the importance of extra vigilance, especially at this time of year.
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.