Learn to Swim Safety for Schools Fact Sheet

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Get the facts about Learn to Swim Safety

Swimming is an important part of the school curriculum but it's also a high-risk activity.

Each year many children drown or are injured in and around swimming pools. One of the best ways to reduce the risk of drowning is to ensure all young people learn to swim and develop personal survival and water safety skills.

Managing the risks associated with any learn to swim program is essential. This fact sheet has been developed to help organisations understand the requirements and meet their obligations.

What's covered

  • Identifying your school's unique set of risks
  • Things to consider as part of your risk assessment
  • Duty of care
  • Policies and procedures

If you would like further information about Learn to Swim Safety, please contact the risksupport Helpdesk on:

1300 660 827