Water Safety Key Questions What are the dangers of being around water in places such as the coast, rivers, canals, reservoirs, lakes and ponds? How can we recognise the dangers on the beach? How can we stay safe around water? What can be done to help yourself and others to stay safe around water?
What do these signs mean? 1. 3. 4. 2. 8. 7. 6. 5.
1. Unsafe to bathe.
2. Danger thin ice.
3. No diving.
4. Danger deep water.
5. Safe to bathe between flags (Patrolled Area).
6. Danger strong currents.
7. No swimming.
8. Surfing area, unwise to bathe.
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