Keep SAFE around water, learn the code:

S for Spot the dangers

Check for hazards such as tides or currents

Consider what could be hidden under the water

Be careful of unsafe banks, stay well back from the edge

A for Advice take advice

Always read the signs

Only swim where there is a lifeguard

Wear buoyancy aids and life jackets

F for Friend – go with a friend

Swim with your friends and family

Friends can get help

Never swim alone

E for Emergency – learn what to do in an emergency

Find the nearest phone and call 999 or 112

Shout loudly to attract attention

Never enter the water to save someone