Fantastic Forum FridayThis week on #FantasticForumFriday we’ve got an infographic from Damien Kenny of The Water Filter Men on Maritime Safety – Being Safe at Sea. Check it out below!

Damien Says…

“As part of keeping myself educated about all things water related, I’m continuously researching maritime trends and I enjoy creating informative infographics that can educate the wider public about our beautiful oceans.”


F.L.A.G.S.RED FLAG - no swimming at all; BETWEEN TWO RED AND YELLOW FLAGS - safe to swim and belly board

To stay safe at the beach, always remember F.L.A.G.S.

F – Find the red and yellow flags and swim between them.

Always swim where there is a lifeguard on patrol, and stay inside the area marked by the red and yellow flags. Never swim where a sign says not to, or when the red flag is flying.

L – Look at the safety signs.

Always read and obey the safety signs – they will help you to avoid potential dangers on the beach, and to identify the safest areas for swimming.

A – Ask a lifeguard for advice.

If in doubt, it’s always best to play it safe and ask the experts.

G – Get a friend to swim with you.

Make sure there are other people around, because you never know when help might be needed.

S – Stick your hand in the air and shout for help if you get into difficulty.



If you see someone else in difficulty:


Or if you can’t see one

CALL 999 / 112

& ask for the COASTGUARD

Contact Irish Water Safety here.


Maritime Safety - How To Stay Safe At Sea [Infographic]


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