This response to the UK Drowning Prevention Strategy highlights the actions and targets which Scotland should take in order to reduce water related deaths.
Water Safety Scotland is committed to reducing accidental drownings by 50% by 2026.
We are reliant on the support, expertise and collaboration of organisations and communities in Scotland to adopt and support the objectives of this response.
To pledge your support as organisation or individually, please submit your name by clicking the button below.
|Nick||Aitken,||East Lothian Council Ranger Service|
|Michael||Avril,||Water Safety Scotland Chair|
|Ewan||Baird||Scottish Fire and Rescue Service|
|Robbie||Blyth,||Fife Coast and Countryside Trust|
|Jen||Dickinson,||Robert Gordon College|
|Sally||Harris,||Dunbar Surf Lifesaving Club|
|Dave||Horricks,||AS Training & Consultancy|
|Julia||Mackenzie,||Scottish Fire and Rescue Service|
|Neil||Malcolm,||Scottish Ambulance Service|
|Dave||McGowan,||Scottish Fire and Rescue Service|
|Graeme||Methven,||Scottish Ambulance Service|
|Des||Oakes,||Scottish Fire and Rescue Service|
|Jane||Pritchard,||Perth and Kinross Council|
|Samaritans in Scotland|
|Scottish Surf Federation|
|Strive Adventure and Youth|
|Megan||Taylor,||Scottish Fire and Rescue Service|
|Brian A||Topping,||Safety Advocate|
|Open Water Rescue|
What else can you do to help?
- Join Water Safety Scotland (WSS)
- Follow us on Twitter and Facebook
- Use the WSS website or logo at the bottom of your signature strip
- Support a WSS partner's campaign like RLSS UK's "Don't Drink and Drown"
- Get your local community involved in water safety
- Volunteer with partner organisations
We need your views!
A consultation has been launched on Scotland's Drowning Prevention Strategy.
Please let us know your views, you can access the consultation here.