Published on: 23 June 2020
The National Water Safety Forum (NWSF) has produced updated guidance for coastal beach managers and landowners, including private organisations, during COVID-19.
The latest guidance reflects the current experience of NWSF members and other parties, who seek to reduce drowning and water-related harm in the UK.
Specifically, the guidance is concerned with the following aspects of beach safety:
- Mitigating the risk of fatal and non-fatal drowning and water-related injuries
- The challenges and practical considerations of seeking to maintain social distancing at the beach
- Assisting duty holders with the obligation to update their risk assessments and to consult
The full document can be downloaded here.