Managing Beach Safety

A guide from the Maritime and Coastguard Agency on managing beach safety.


Managing Beach Safety

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The UK’s beaches are special places, known around the world for their beauty and attracting millions of people every year. They create lifelong cherished memories for those who visit, and are vital to the economies of both local communities and the country as a whole; they generate millions through tourism, and attract new residents who are seeking a better work-life balance, contributing directly to the survival of our seaside towns and resorts.

This guide from the Maritime and Coastguard Agency is for managing beach safety it has been created to assist coastal Local Authorities and others who are in effective control of the beach, to help keep people safe by assessing the risks and preventing incidents.

Published 15 August 2019