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Total Life Saving Service Plan

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Total Life Saving Service Plan

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Total Life Saving Service Plan

  1. 1. DROWNING PREVENTION STRATEGIES PETER GEORGE AM Chair International Lifesaving Federation Rescue Committee
  2. 2. The tragedy of Scott Foster.
  3. 3. What factors led to this death by drowning?
  4. 4. COMPREHENSIVE PLAN TO REDUCE DROWNING Ignorance, disregard, misjudgment of, or, unprepared for the danger Uninformed, unexpected or unrestricted access to the hazard Lack of supervision or surveillance Inability to cope once in difficulty THE DROWNING CYCLE IMPROVEMENT STRATEGY RISK ASSESSMENT
  5. 5. COMPREHENSIVE PLAN TO REDUCE DROWNING Ignorance, disregard, misjudgment of, or, unprepared for the danger Uninformed, unexpected or unrestricted access to the hazard Lack of supervision or surveillance Inability to cope once in difficulty Education and information Denial of access and or provision of warnings Provision of supervision Acquisition of survival skills THE DROWNING CYCLE IMPROVEMENT STRATEGY RISK ASSESSMENT
  6. 7. Factor 1 – Ignorance, disregard or misjudgement of the danger EDUCATION AND INFORMATION <ul><li>Public Address Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Face to Face </li></ul>On-site Education <ul><li>Formal Access Ways </li></ul>Safe Beach Access <ul><li>Information Signage </li></ul>Arrival Education <ul><li>Electronic and Digital </li></ul><ul><li>Leaflets and Brochures </li></ul><ul><li>Awareness Programs </li></ul>Pre-arrival Education APPLICATIONS CONTROL MEASURE
  7. 8. What do we need from YOU? <ul><li>Information on the types of programs you are running. </li></ul><ul><li>Members from Surf Lifesaving New Zealand will be asking each of you for details of your programs so that we will be able to build a comprehensive “Total Service Plan”. or </li></ul><ul><li>Send the information to ILS or </li></ul><ul><li>Send the information to me at </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>How will we get it?
  8. 10. THANK YOU

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