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Chief Fire Officers Association launches first ‘Drowning Prevention and Water Safety Week’

Paul Gustafson April 15, 2015

Fire and rescue services across the UK are supporting the Chief Fire Officers Association’s (CFOA’s) first Drowning Prevention and Water Safety Week which is taking place till April 19. THE campaign highlights the danger of Cold Water Shock, which causes a number of fatalities every year because young people – even those who are strong swimmers – are often unaware of the effect that swimming in open water can have on their bodies and on their ability to swim.

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