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About Dan

Dan GrahamDan Graham is a highly experienced water safety professional.  His track record of delivering high-quality consultancy, and engaging training courses stretches back over 15 years.  He has lifeguarded swimming pools and beaches around the world since 1999, and moved into swiftwater and flood rescue in 2004.  He has featured in front of the TV camera, and also has extensive experience at working behind the camera ensuring the safety of the shoot.  He regularly teaches water safety and technical rescue for a wide range of clients across the UK.

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Training Courses

Dan is highly qualified and experienced trainer, with an international portfolio.
Open Water Lifeguard
Open Water Lifeguard
As a consultant for the Royal Life Saving Society UK, Dan was tasked with developing the concept and resources for an Open Water Lifeguard training course that could build upon the existing National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ).  With Dan driv...
Swiftwater and Flood Rescue
Swiftwater and Flood Rescue
Dan is a qualified Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Advanced Instructor with Rescue 3 Europe.  He is also qualified to deliver the Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Boat Operator training courses.  Dan has delivered Rescue 3 courses since 2008, and has worked e...
National Water Safety Management Programme
National Water Safety Management Programme
Dan is a Senior Tutor with the RLSS UK, and can run the full range of National Water Safety Management Programme (NWSMP) courses anywhere in the UK & Ireland - from the very basic levels through to instructor training courses. Recently, Dan au...

Consultancy Services

Dan has worked around the world providing aquatic risk management services for a variety of clients.

Aquatic Risk Management

Dan is used to working with clients of all sizes, and developing reasonably appropriate solutions to aquatic risk manage...
Aquatic Risk Management

Occupational Water Safety

Dan has years of operational experience of occupational water safety in industrial settings.  From providing safety cove...
Occupational Water Safety

Event Water Safety

Dan has a long track record of providing event water safety cover at a wide variety of events at a both a tactical level...
Event Water Safety

Resource development – aquatic safety

Dan is an prolific author of a huge variety of instructional and academic texts on aquatic safety and rescue. As an expe...
Resource development – aquatic safety

Portfolio of work

Dan has written and spoken extensively about water safety & rescue.
World Conference on Drowning Prevention 2015
World Conference on Drowning Prevention 2015
At the World Conference on Drowning Prevention in ...
World Conference on Drowning Prevention 2013
World Conference on Drowning Prevention 2013
At the World Conference on Drowning Prevention in ...
Handbook on Drowning
Handbook on Drowning
Since the seminal first edition of the Handbook on...
RNLI International Beach Lifeguard Manual
RNLI International Beach Lifeguard Manual
The International Beach Lifeguard Manual for low r...

Client testimonials

Dan is a highly engaging Instructor and mentor in all aspects of water safety, lifesaving and first aid matters. His personality, expertise and motivational abilities are second to none at engaging the interest of even t...
Jonny – NBLQ
We’ve just finished a fantastic course hosted by Dan with lots of useful information, thanks to RLSS.
Will – NWSMP Instructor Course
Dan was absolutely brilliant throughout the course, his knowledge and teaching style was excellent.  I'm very impressed with both the way in which it was delivered and how the course is put together.  Thanks again for th...
Chris – NWSMP Instructor Course
Thank you for delivering such an informative course today at the lake. We are very grateful to have had such thorough education in open water safety management. Thanks for giving us the framework to build our safet...
Pete – NWSMP Level 3
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