Western Cape Strategic Framework for Drowning Prevention & Water Safety

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This Western Cape Strategic Framework for Drowning Prevention and Water Safety has been developed to support the prioritisation of programmes that will help prevent drowning and promote water safety in the Western Cape. The Framework is a strategic endeavour to change key environmental, social and behavioural factors that contribute to the causation of drowning. The … Read More

Don’t wait until it is too late!

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While there are a limited number of companies in South Africa capable of producing safety products for swimming pools, the real issue lies in the resistance or ignorance of the wider industry, and the public, to such safety covers. The SA Bureau of Standards (SABS) has been through a public participation process to agree the … Read More

Apathy towards pool safety must be addressed

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By now everybody within the City of Johannesburg knows that I have been punting the idea of swimming pool safety, and for a long time too. Unfortunately we still lose children every year, especially those under 7 years of age, to drowning. And most of these are drownings in private / domestic swimming pools. When … Read More