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Water Safety Scotland welcomes media enquiries about all aspects of water safety. We have a range of expert spokespeople available across Scotland.

We are happy to provide information, give comment or analysis and write articles to better inform the public about water safety in Scotland.

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Press Releases

Please read some of our previous press releases:


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Stay off the ice to save your life says Water Safety Scotland

WSS Ice Safety 10th January 2024


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Water safety open day 2023

WSS Water safety open day 2023 24th July 2023

Water Safety Scotland produces series of advice codes for water users

WSS Advice 8th June 2023
Water-based deaths decreased in 2022, reports Water Safety Scotland WSS 2022 Trend Report 18th May 2023
Scotland’s Drowning and Incident Review becomes available across Scotland WSS DIR 2nd May 2023


Title Author Category Date
Water Safety Scotland urges public to stay safe around water WSS Hot Weather, Safety Notice 15th July
Water Safety Scotland to host Free World Drowning Prevention Day Event WSS Drowning Prevention Day 28th June
Water-based deaths increased in 2021 from previous year, reports Water Incident Database WSS WAID Statistics 29th April
Water Safety Scotland launches new education resources for schools WSS Educational Resources, Notice 26th April

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