News: Safety

New resolution for global drowning prevention championed by 60 nations

Royal Life Saving Society - Australia has advised that a push to prevent drowning deaths globally will come before the World Health Assembly in May this year.  The draft resolution…

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Feb 24, 2023 ByKaren Sweaney Aquatics / Education / Environment / Safety /


Hong Kong Government commences prosecutions over failure of giant screen at pop concert

Prosecutions have been initiated against three companies involved in a freak accident during a concert at the Hong Kong Coliseum last July which saw a giant screen fall onto dancers -…

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Feb 24, 2023 Entertainment / Legal / Safety / Venues / Group urges tourism industry to collaborate on supporting victims of Turkey-Syria earthquakes Group, a leading global online travel services provider, is offering aid and assistance to help victims of the devastating Turkey-Syria earthquakes through the Turkish earthquake…

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Feb 23, 2023 Safety / Tourism / Wellness /


US Government to help fund clearance of unexploded Second World War bombs before Solomon Islands Pacific Games

The USA's Department of State has provided US$1 million in funding towards the ongoing clearance of unexploded ordnances (UXO) from the Second World War in the Solomon Islands before…

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Feb 22, 2023 Events / Finance / Safety / Security / Sport /


Hong Kong Commerce Council finds bouldering gyms trying to absolve consumer liability

The Hong Kong Commerce Council has shared the results of a survey that found seven out of 10 of the administrative region’s bouldering gyms appear to be attempting to absolve…

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Feb 20, 2023 Fitness / Insurance / Legal / Safety / Sport /


United Nations roundtable amplifies the power of sport to counter the impact of war

A United Nations roundtable discussion held recently with famous footballers and grassroots gamechangers has amplified that sport can change the world. Speakers at the roundtable…

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Feb 14, 2023 ByKaren Sweaney Safety / Sport /


ASTM International releases new Amusement Rides Standard that measures water slide g-force

USA-based standards body ASTM International has advised that its amusement rides and devices and committee (F24) has approved a new standard that will be used to collect gravitational force…

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Feb 10, 2023 Aquatics / Legal / Safety / Waterparks /


Singapore tourism expected to recover to pre-pandemic levels as of next year

With visitor arrivals creep back to pre-pandemic levels as arrival rebound, the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) has predicted that activity in the industry is expected to recover to…

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Jan 18, 2023 Attractions / Marketing / Safety / Tourism /



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