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Help keep Queensland visitors safe in the water!

Queensland Tourism Industry Council (QTIC) has worked with Surf Life Saving Queensland to prepare the 2017 Water Safety Handbook.

The handbook is a set of best practice guidelines for tourism operators to assist in keeping Queensland's visitors safe in all aquatic environments.

Access the 2017 Water Safety Handbook online now.

It is intended that tourism operators refer to these guidelines to develop their own operations manuals and to utilise the checklists to conduct regular safety audits.

The Water Safety Handbook has been updated as part of the ongoing priority that Tourism Industry stakeholders have towards achieving the aim of 'zero water deaths'  held by the Queensland Visitor Safety Working Group. 

The resource also includes linkes to download the Beach Safety App which hsa direct access to up to date information on Queensland's beaches, translated to 72 languages. 

To access a downloadable, printable version please CLICK HERE