Other dangers to watch out for on the beach

A common hazard found on the beach can be pollution. A recent survey of UK beaches showed more than 10% are failing to meet minimum standards for clean water. The Marine Conservation Society have reported that raw sewage is still being pumped into the sea in some areas and is finding its way onto beaches.

There is a fish that can be found on some UK beaches called a Weever fish. If you are unlucky enough to step on one, you are likely to feel a sharp pain which gets worse and spreads along your leg, often causing swelling.
Many people can develop an allergic reaction as a result and may develop a rapid pulse, start to sweat, and feel nauseous as the poison travels further into the body.
Some people may collapse as a result, while others can develop chest pain, although the sting is not usually fatal.

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Road Safety Week

Road Safety Week, the UK’s biggest road safety event, co-ordinated by Brake, the road safety charity, and is taking place 18-24 November this year.

The Dangerous Road Game

Summer dangers

It is an unfortunate fact that while the temperature of our summer increases the numbers of avoidable accidents and injuries can be prevented with a little knowledge and understanding.

The Dangerous Road Game   A Nasty Shock  The Hair-Raising Kite Flight   A Dangerous Day on the Farm

Help prevent accidents by informing parents and teachers with the complete range of 12 cost-effective child safety books.

A Harey Day at the Seaside

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A Harey Day at the Seaside

Being able to swim is no guarantee that children will be safe in or near water. This book on seaside safety will remind parents and teachers on how to keep your child safe on the beach.

Never allow children to go climbing up cliffs, on high rocks and beach groynes, or allow children to dig tunnels in the sand, or swim alone.