According to RLSS UK, every year 400 preventable deaths by drowning are reported and for EACH of those there is an estimated 300 near misses.
To avoid these, they have developed the following water safety tips for:
Spot the dangers
Go with a Friend
Learn what to do in an Emergency
Here is our optometrist James Sutton discussing some aspects of water safety with the President of the Swimming Teacher Association, Richard Timms.
As heard on BBC radio
Stay safe this summer, see everyone clearly in the pool, sea or spa with prescription swimming goggles.
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“As a pharmacist I see that keeping fit is important and am keen to promote the eye health and water safety benefits of prescription goggles and masks.”
Michelle Sutton (BPharm MRPharmS)
Founder of Prescription Swimming Goggles