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The former Olympic swimmer champions water safety education by launching her foundation in the US and is honored for her commitment to the welfare of children through sport… 953 more words

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Why SWIMkids USA began

SWIMkids USA has won the Healthcare Leadership award for community impact given by AZ Business magazine. The award reflects the hard work of staff and the passion and direction of Lana Whitehead who started her business back in 1971.We thought this was a great opportunity to share Lana’s story of why SWIMkids USA began. 546 more words

Drowning Prevention

Running or walking? don't slip up

Just going for a walk or a quick run doesn’t sound like an activity you wouldn’t return safely from. In fact, an organisation asked to help spread the message declined – ‘because walking is safe’.  854 more words

Water safety advice is a fisherman’s friend

Today the focus of CFOA’s Drowning Prevention campaign is fishermen. Most people will be aware that commercial fishing is considered to be a risky business, but that’s not what we are talking about here. 869 more words

Be Water Aware

This week sees the Chief Fire Officers Association week long campaign to reduce drowning and improve water safety in the UK.

FIre and Rescue Services all over the UK will be working with other agencies and organisations to improve awareness and understanding of the risk associated with water….why ? 88 more words

Wales’ emergency services test flooding resilience

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service (SWFRS) hosted over 15 organisations, with 250 personnel, from the emergency services and voluntary agencies as part of Exercise Polygon on 12 7 13 April – a resilience test of emergency response should South Wales be hit by severe flooding similar to Cumbria or Somerset. 414 more words

April Pools Day: Promoting equity, promoting activity

Where you live, the color of your skin, and the amount of money your family makes may affect your chances of drowning. Drowning prevention isn’t just a safety issue; it’s an issue of equity. 746 more words

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