Scotland's Drowning Prevention Strategy (SDPS) notes that 54% of accidental fatalities happen at the coast. Inflatables are an increasing issue in Scotland. RNLI attended 38 call outs in Scotland 2014 -2018 due to inflatables whilst HMCG recorded 10 call outs in Ayrshire alone in May and June 2018.
HM Coastguard, RNLI, RoSPA and SCOTSS have come together to help reduce instances of inflatable emergencies before any fatalities happen.
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