resources

welcome to our safety resouces centre

Glasgow Humane Society has produced the following safety advice and resources to ensure that everyone can access and use Glasgow’s waterways safely and confidently. 

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Lifebelts and public rescue equipment

Glasgow Humane Society are responsible to Glasgow City Council for the provision of Lifebelts and other Public Rescue Equipment (PRE). Below you will find resources which show the location of PRE and the classification behind the Lifebelt GPS Signage System.

Map of Glasgow's Public Rescue Equipment
Lifebelt GPS System
Lifebelt GPS Classification
Premises with PRE and Trained Staff

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Rules, Regulations and Guidlines


Glasgow Humane Society alongside Glasgow's Water Safety Working Group and several other stakeholder organisations have produced the following Rules, Regulations and Guidelines for the use of the River Clyde.


Rules for Use of River Clyde Upstream
Rules for Motorised Craft Use Upstream
Architectural Water Safety Handbook
Clyde Liesure Navigation Guide
Guide to Bridges in Glasgow

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tides and meteorological datA

Always check the weather and tides before heading out on the water. You can get up to date tidal and meteorological data from the links below.

AMIRALTY Tidal Information
Glasgow Tide Tables 2022
Clydeport Marine Informatiom