News: Safety

World Health Assembly adopts first ever resolution on drowning prevention

In a significant move to enhance global aquatic safety, the 76th World Health Assembly (WHA) has this week adopted its first ever resolution on drowning prevention - requesting governments…

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Jun 2, 2023 ByNigel Benton Aquatics / Education / Safety /


Chinese Grand Prix confirmed to return to Formula 1 series in 2024

After being cancelled in the last four years due to the COVID pandemic, the Chinese F1 Grand Prix will return with a three year contract as of 2024. After losing its certification due to…

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May 13, 2023 Safety / Sport / Venues /


Counting down to 2023 edition of the World’s Largest Swimming Lesson

The organisers of the World’s Largest Swimming Lesson are currently preparing for the 14th edition of the global event - due to be held on Thursday 22nd June. Aquatic facilities of…

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May 2, 2023 Aquatics / Education / Events / Safety / Waterparks /


ASTM announces development of risk assessment standard proposal for amusement rides

USA-based standards body ASTM International’s amusement rides and devices committee (F24) is developing a proposed standard (WK78433) for risk assessment for amusement rides…

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May 2, 2023 Attractions / Education / Safety / Technology /


New ASTM International guide for amusement ride lifecycle management

USA-based standards body ASTM International has advised that their amusement rides and devices committee (F24) is working on a comprehensive guide for lifecycle management of amusement…

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Apr 21, 2023 Attractions / Education / Safety /


Record-breaking climbing season underway on Mount Everest

Mountaineers and trekkers have swarmed into the Himalayas region for the Mount Everest spring 2023 climbing season, among them, a handful of climbers attempting to break a few records. Two…

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Apr 15, 2023 ByDan Stretch Features / Safety / Tourism /


Pavigym to launch new gym flooring with innovative acoustic solution

Leading specialist flooring manufacturer Pavigym will this week be using Germany’s FIBO 2023 event to launch BigJag - a new approach to surfacing that offers an innovative acoustic…

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Apr 11, 2023 Fitness / Safety / Surfaces /


Xplor Technologies announces partnership with Lifework Education to provide first aid and emergency support

Xplor Technologies has announced a partnership between its TrueCoach online platform for personal trainers and leading healthcare training company Lifework Education to provide quality…

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Apr 5, 2023 Billing / Education / Fitness / Safety / Technology /



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