On average, more than 400 people drown in the UK each year. Nearly 60% of these are children and young people. We believe that the majority of drownings are preventable. Make sure that you and your loved-ones are not counted in next year’s drowning figures by following our guide to water safety at home.
Did you know that people can drown in as little as 2cm of water?
The number of drownings that occur around the home are low compared to those at other locations. However, drownings around the home are also the most easily preventable.
In addition to the above tips, ensure you and your family know the SAFE code: