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Royal Life Saving launches National Aquatic Industry Safety Awards

Royal Life Saving launches National Aquatic Industry Safety Awards
April 21, 2017

Royal Life Saving Society – Australia has announced the launch of the National Aquatic Industry Safety Awards - designed to acknowledge the achievements of aquatic facilities and their staff and provide an opportunity to formally recognise their commitment to improving safety outcomes.

An initiative of Royal Life Saving and the National Aquatic Industry Safety Committee, the awards add to the suite of signature programs within the annual RLSSA calendar of events.

Launching the new awards program, a Royal Life Saving statement advised “establishing the awards program also provides a powerful motivation tool to further encourage ongoing professional development for corporate organisations, community engagement and individual action in reducing drowning deaths and injuries in aquatic facilities.

‚Äč“In addition, the awards establish new standards of excellence in for aquatic facilities and act as a catalyst to increase safety activities in aquatic facilities around Australia.”

Nominations are open until 2nd June with finalists to be notified as of 9th June.

No information has been shared on the presentation of the Awards but it is believed they will be presented at state industry conferences in August.

The Awards are backed by AustSwim, Australian Swimming Teachers and Coaches Association, the Australian Leisure Facilities Association, Aquatic Recreation Institute, Belgravia Leisure, Brisbane City Council, Club Group, Leisure Institute of WA, Royal Life Saving Australia and its State/Territory Member Organisations and the YMCA.

For more information go to www.guidelines.royallifesaving.com.au/aquaticindustryawards

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