News: Safety

Perth set to host World Conference on Drowning Prevention

The International Life Saving Federation’s World Conference on Drowning Prevention (WCDP) will be held at the Perth Conference and Exhibition Centre from 4th to 7th December 2023.…

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Nov 22, 2023 Aquatics / Education / Events / Safety /


WADA launches digital campaign highlighting benefits of training naturally and pitfalls of steroids

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has launched a new social media campaign under the tagline ‘Natural Is Enough’ inviting young people across Europe to join the ‘natural…

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Nov 21, 2023 Fitness / Marketing / Safety / Wellness /


Dubai looks to hosting of the third International Swim Schools Spectacular

Set to take place in Dubai from 15th to 19th January 2024, the third International Swim Schools Spectacular is on course to deliver a unique blend of world-class swim education, networking…

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Nov 2, 2023 Aquatics / Education / Safety /


Dubai’s Emaar group cancels community events and festivities due to ‘the current global situation’

United Arab Emirates-based real estate and entertainment group Emaar group has cancelled community events and festivities in its Dubai property developments due to “the current global…

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Oct 24, 2023 Safety / Tourism / Venues /


Global Wellness Summit moved from Qatar to USA over concerns about Middle East ‘instability’

The organisers of the upcoming 2023 Global Wellness Summit - scheduled to be held in Qatar from 6th to 9th November - have advised that because of concerns over "instability in the…

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Oct 17, 2023 Events / Safety / Wellness /


Prevent Biometrics’ sensor-laden mouthguards trialled in international women’s rugby tournament

Following a mandate from World Rugby that all athletes in its elite competitions wear head-impact-monitoring smart mouthguards from Prevent Biometrics, participants in the…

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Oct 13, 2023 ByKaren Sweaney Events / Safety / Sport / Technology /


War, inflation and interest rate hikes impact tourism sector deal activity

According to GlobalData - a leading data and analytics company - tourism sector deal activity declined by 33% compared to the same period in 2022. Aurojyoti Bose, Lead Analyst at…

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Oct 13, 2023 ByKaren Sweaney Safety / Tourism /


FIA to protect drivers from future ‘extreme heat’ after Qatar Grand Prix

The International Automobile Federation (FIA) - Formula One's governing body – has advised it will take action to protect drivers from the sort of extreme heat and humidity they…

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Oct 11, 2023 Environment / Events / Safety / Sport / Wellness /



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