It takes seconds for someone to drown in as little as 2cm of water so it is essential you stay safe when in and around water.
- Always supervise children in the bath, do not leave unattended.
- Empty baths, paddling pools and buckets once they have been used.
- Turn paddling pools and buckets upside down as they can hold rainwater.
- Secure garden ponds or swimming pools with gates.
- Consider filling in ponds if you have young children.