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A frozen lake with snow on the bank
Winter Water Safety
Winter is especially dangerous because of the temptation to play on ice formed over open water, rivers or canals. It's risky for everyone, but both children and pets are especially at risk, as well as adults who might attempt to rescue them.
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Several narrow boats moored on a canal
Boat safety
Often, advice for the home can apply to boat safety too, but there are some extra considerations for keeping safe on the water.
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Water on the floor of a house due to flooding
Flooding can happen anywhere. Our advice shows you what to do, at home or on the road, to stay as safe as possible.
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A park bench next to a lake
Water safety
Water safety is really important, as a child or an adult. Whether it's on holiday abroad or around canals, lakes or other waterways.
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