Running from 20th – 28th June 2015, Drowning Prevention Week is the national campaign run by the Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) to promote water safety messages and help reduce incidents of drowning.
According to RLSS UK, every year 400 preventable deaths by drowning are reported and for EACH of those there is an estimated 300 near misses.
To avoid these, they have developed the following water safety tips for:
Read their SAFE code for summer safety around water with your children and visit their website.
Stay safe this summer, see everyone clearly in the pool, sea or spa with prescription swimming goggles.