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[irishhealth.com] , Condon, Deborah 'Never drink and dive' - IWS. (29 May 2013)

URL: http://www.irishhealth.com/article.html?id=22172

People are being reminded of the importance of avoiding alcohol if they are taking part in any water-based activities.

According to Irish Water Safety (IWS), around 140 people drown in Ireland every year. Most of these drowning victims are male with an average age of 42 and the majority of drownings occur inland.


Item Type:News
Date:29 May 2013
Subjects:VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland
B Substances > Alcohol
A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Prevalence > Substance use behaviour > Alcohol consumption
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Risk and protective factors > Risk factors
F Concepts in psychology > Specific attitude and behaviour > risk-taking behaviour
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Prevention by sponsor or setting > Sports based prevention

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