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LIFEGUARDS  | Published: 21 December 2023

British High Commission sponsors NSRI beach safety signage for the Garden Route.

The British High Commission has sponsored three location-specific NSRI rip current signs and 22 emergency beach safety signs, which will be erected at beach entrances between Herolds Bay and Sedgefield. ...

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WATER SAFETY  | Published: 19 June 2023

THE NSRI’S WATER SAFETY PROGRAMMES ARE IN ALL 9 PROVINCES

In South Africa during 2016 – 2021 the highest number of drownings occurred in freshwater with 3713 drownings reported, dispelling the myth that most drownings occur in the ocean. ...

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WATER SAFETY  | Published: 28 March 2023

Floods on the rise

Climate change has been linked to an increase in extreme weather events around the globe – including South Africa. ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 31 December 2021

Water Safety and National incidents

The New Year is upon us and NSRI and all water emergency networks are appealing to the public to be safe in and around coastal and inland waters and at swimming pools. We are appealing to coastal bathers to only ...

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RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 26 December 2021

National incidents and Safety Alert

Safety alert. Paddlers potentially at risk investigated - Camps Bay. Boating accidents - Port Alfred, Mossel Bay and Port Edward: ...

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SURVIVAL SWIMMING  | Published: 21 December 2021

Valuable life skills gained through Survival Swimming

The Survival Swimming programme at Leliebloem House has given two young girls the chance to change lives - both their own and those of more kids. ...

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WATER SAFETY  | Published: 21 December 2021

Water Safety for Industry success story

To address specific water-related occupational hazards, the NSRI’s Drowning Prevention Department designed the Water Safety for Industry or WS4i course. Recent graduates were able to put the knowledge and skills gained from the course to good use assisting two stand-up ...

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WATER SAFETY  | Published: 16 December 2021

NSRI WATER SAFETY

With holiday season now well underway NSRI are appealing to the public to be safe in and around coastal and inland waters. ...

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WATER SAFETY  | Published: 25 October 2021

A bespoke safety solution for those working in and around water

On a daily basis, many people have jobs in and around water that involve very specific occupational hazards. With this in mind, the NSRI has designed a course that focuses on these dangers and how employees can safely handle them. ...

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WATER SAFETY  | Published: 12 October 2021

MORE THAN 3 MILLION PEOPLE TAUGHT CPR IN SA’s COMMUNITIES SINCE 2006

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a lifesaving technique that is critical to know how to do in many emergencies such as drowning. Donnalee 11, from Ceres was 8 years old when she drowned in a farm dam. “Four boys saved my ...

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