The silent killer
Carbon monoxide latest
It's not just for exam day, it saves lives says BSS representative David Fletcher
The requirement for a CO alarm in all boats with accommodation became a BSS requirement in April. This applies to all boats immediately, even if your examination was as late as March and you will not be checked for another four years. The BSS office tells us that the examinations taking place since April are recording less than 10% failures on CO alarm requirements. This is a really good result when the estimates were that perhaps a third of boats did not have them.