Important work to engage with our politicians and local authorities in the aim to reduce drownings in the UK
A one-off oral evidence session was held in Parliament by the Transport Committee on 5 December 2016. The sessions aim was to scrutinise the structure and coordination of organisations that work to…
Over the last week colleagues who are members of the National Water Safety Forum have been working hard to raise awareness of our politicians in UK …to make them aware of the uk-drowning-prevention-strategy
Firstly the LGA, who are the supporting association for all local politicians in local government …We hope to raise awareness in local councils of their duty of care
The second meeting was with the Rt Hon John Hayes, who has agreed to continue with Ministerial support for the Strategy and for Drowning Prevention and to engage with other ministers in Education, Health, Response…etc
Last night we gave evidence to the Transport Select Committee on the work of the National Water Safety Forum and our partner agencies on tackling Drowning Prevention. We hope that they now have a better picture of some of the issues and that more work is needed to understand risk and take action in local communities…and that this is both an inland and coastal issue for the U.K.
5th December marks the start of the RLSS UK campaign which aims to increase awareness that water and alcohol don’t mix.
So often seasonal celebrations end up being a families all year round nightmares
stick together if you have been out drinking with friends, so you ALL get home
book a shared taxi home
avoid walking home by water, it’s easy to trip or make a bad judgement when you have been drinking alcohol
Leave the water side rescue equipment alone…it’s there to save lives, not to have a lark with
please check out http://www.rlss.org.uk/dont-drink-and-drown/