Category Archives: Boating Safety

Carbon Monoxide Risk Warning

As the 2018 boating season gets underway, following the deaths of four people and emergency treatment for two more, the BSS has a blunt warning for boaters using petrol engines, especially large petrol engines, which Marine Accident Investigation Branch investigations … Continue reading

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Boat Safety Scheme Officers Report

Significant risks, drawn from Boat Safety incident and accident data for the 9 months to end of October 2016. Of 133 reported incidents/accidents 55 were fire or explosion (including the immediate risk of) Within these numbers 11 were related to … Continue reading

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Abstracted safety data from the Boat Safety Scheme 2015 Annual report of incidents and accidents

During the year there was 8 people killed in boating activities on inland waterways or related coastal activity. Of 7 MOB incidents 3 were whilst the boats were mooring or in locks. We are aware of these dangers but don’t … Continue reading

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Vacancy for a User Group Representative on the BSS Management Committee

Due to a resignation there is a vacancy for a User Group representative on the BSS Management Committee. The following information is drawn from information provided the last time a vacancy occurred and may help identify suitable persons. The BSS … Continue reading

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Clesse Novacomet BP1803 LPG Regulator Recall Alert

The Boat Safety Scheme (BSS) is supporting Clesse Industries to make boaters aware of the immediate product recall on its Novacomet branded BP1803 LPG regulators manufactured between June 2010 and September 2015. Following extensive field sampling and testing, Clesse Industries … Continue reading

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