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Safer Tourism Foundation reveals extent of unnecessary deaths and accidents in holiday swimming pools and calls for action to avoid more tragedies this summer

25 Drownings in holiday pools each year* 500 serious pool related incidents each year** 1 in 12 (8%) holiday makers have witnessed a...

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Safer Tourism Foundation calls for owners of Eden Roc Apartments in Magaluf to make immediate safety Improvements or face a boycott by British holiday companies

Three British tourists killed this year at same apartment block, two on a lethal walkway Charity says no organisation with a conscience can...

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Accident Summary by Roland Wessling

Introduction Hazel and I met at a Forensic Science Conference in 2006 organised by me on behalf of the Inforce Foundation. In 2008,...

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RLSS – the drowning prevention charity

We are supporting national Drowning Prevention Week June 15-25 2018.

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Families heading off to ski resorts at half term warned of the risks of CO poisoning

Safer Tourism Foundation Stresses the Importance of Carbon Monoxide Detectors for Travellers The recent case of a British family of nine, who were...

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Six top tips for a great adventure holiday:

Adventure travel is getting more and more popular. People want more from their holidays and they often want an adrenaline rush to boost...