Safety Videos

Parents whose teens were involved in boating or swimming-related accidents bravely share their stories in an effort to prevent future tragedies. They remind us to learn to swim and to supervise children closely, always wear a life jacket, and use the proper safety equipment such as a “kill switch” when around the water.

Simple Steps to Safer Pools highlights three ideas you should think about to keep children safe around water.

This is a powerful seven-minute testimonial video that can save your life or the life of someone you love. It is targeted for a mature audience. Produced by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Operations Center for Water Safety in cooperation with the Brian and Nathan Keese Family.

While it's easy to think it will never happen to us, these are real stories from survivors of accidents on the water. For information on boating safety, boaters education, and how to choose the right life jacket.


As the summer season warms up, Australians show their love of all types of boating pastimes and water sports. As holiday festivities often include alcohol, Ken Warby wisely reminds us that mixing drinking with boating is a dangerous cocktail. A few tinnies in your tinny can see you end up in the drink!