News: Safety

Religious festivals overtake sporting events as scenes of deadly crowd incidents

With crowd accidents on the rise globally, a recent study shows religious festivals are overtaking sporting events as scenes of deadly crowd incidents, with India and West Africa emerging…

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Dec 8, 2023 Events / Safety / Security / Venues /

 
 

Global water safety community converges on Perth with a mission to end drowning

As lifeguards and lifesavers prepare for an expected long and hot summer, drowning prevention experts from across the globe are converging on Perth for the World Conference on Drowning…

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Dec 5, 2023 Aquatics / Education / Recreation / Safety / Tourism /

 
 

Rip Current Survival documentary to get premiere at World Conference on Drowning Prevention

A feature-length documentary on how countries around the world are tackling swimmer safety at ocean beach issue is to be premiered on the opening day of the World Conference on Drowning…

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Dec 2, 2023 Aquatics / Education / Recreation / Safety / Tourism /

 
 

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 /

 
 

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