Dan Graham has taught water safety and rescue skills in a variety of environments for over fifteen years.  He is currently a Rescue 3 qualified Advanced Swiftwater Rescue Instructor, an RLSS (UK) Trainer Assessor & Mentor for Pool Lifeguarding, Beach Lifeguarding, and Lifesaving.  He is a Senior Tutor for the RLSS National Water Safety Programme (NWSMP).  Dan currently represents the RLSS (UK) on the Rescue Commission of the International Lifesaving Federation.  He also is the secretary of the Working Group on Disaster Operation and Civil Protection for the International Lifesaving Federation of Europe (ILS-E).  He also is the chairman of the Community Organisational Development Committee of the RLSS Commonwealth.

Dan specialises in the development of training programme and supporting resources.  He has edited and authored many manuals including the Rescue 3 European Modular Manual, the RLSS (UK) Open Water Lifeguard, and the RLSS NWMP Flood Safety and Aquatic PPE resources.  He is a co-founder and trustee of the Nile Swimmers, leading drowning prevention efforts in Sudan. Nile Swimmers work with local partners to provide

Dan is a contributing author to two chapters of the second edition of the Handbook on Drowning, and presented at the World Conference on Drowning Prevention in Vietnam, 2011 and Potsdam, 2013.

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