Monthly Archives: January 2015

BSS reaction to MAIB report into the double fatal carbon monoxide poisoning on Windermere

The report into the deaths of the mother and daughter from carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning on a boat on Lake Windermere was published today by the Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB). The report mentions the Boat Safety Scheme (BSS) in … Continue reading

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10 Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips for Boaters

#CarbonMonoxide Ten Essential CO Safety Tips for Boats Over 30 boaters have died in the last 20 years from carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. It is a toxin that replaces the oxygen in the bloodstream, blocking supplies to vital organs. At … Continue reading

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BSS wet wood fuel triple-whammy warning

Boaters using damp wood and logs in their stoves could be risking a triple whammy including increased costs, stove damage and carbon monoxide poisoning says the Boat Safety Scheme (BSS).   It is crucial that wood fuel is kept in … Continue reading

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