Consultation on proposed BSS requirements for carbon monoxide alarms on boats

A public consultation on a proposal to introduce mandatory new Boat Safety Scheme (BSS) Requirements for carbon monoxide (CO) alarms on boats opens today Friday 17 August and will run to Friday 9 November 2018. The suggested change sees a fundamental shift recognising that CO poisoning, a silent unseen killer, could affect boat owners and crews […]

BSS issue a warning on the perils of CO

The Boat Safety Scheme have today issued a warning on the dangers of carbon monoxide on boats. It reads as follows: NR 001.17 Ignore petrol-engine exhaust fumes inside boats at your peril – it’s indicating your boat may be filling with carbon monoxide 11 May 2017 If you can smell petrol-engine exhaust fumes inside your […]