RNLI AIMS TO CHANGE BEHAVIOUR
The RNLI nationally aims to change the behaviour of groups and individuals identified as being ‘at risk’ of becoming a rescue statistic for lifeboat crews.
To help raise safety awareness at a local level volunteer community safety teams are being appointed. The role of the Community Safety Team involves developing a local lifesaving plan, including identifying ‘at risk’ groups and providing targeted safety advice.
Thanet’s four priorities
The four coastal based activities that are targeted in the Thanet (Kent) area:
3) In-water play/beach users; and
Here is a list of activities that we regularly take part in:
- Coastal Safety talks to outside groups
- Lifejacket clinics for sailing and yachting clubs
- Facilitating lifeboat station visits
Feel free to contact us if you think your group would benefit from talk or visit.
30th September – Turner Contemporary Pooches & Turner weekend. Coastal Dog safety stand
13th October – Joint Kent Police Neighbourhood Policing Coastal Dog Safety stand – Botany Bay 10:00-12:30hrs.
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Swim Safe has now finished for the Summer. We really hope that you have managed to pop down and get your child to take part. We’ve really enjoyed helping to teach young people some sea safety awareness.