Category Archives: Hazards

CO alarms save lives!

“If you have any fuel burning appliances aboard, an engine or generator, fit a suitable audible carbon monoxide alarm for an added re-assurance.” – Boat Safety Scheme Boaters are being urged to install a carbon monoxide alarm as the save … Continue reading

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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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Notice Alert, River Trent – Dunham Toll Bridge (Bridge 32)

Monday 4 September 2017 until further notice There is a submerged tree branch which has been sighted on the up-stream side of Dunham Bridge, opposite the visitor mooring pontoons. Boaters are asked to proceed with care and we aim to … Continue reading

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Notice : Selby Bypass swing bridge

Canal & River Trust have been informed by North Yorkshire Council that the A63 Selby Bypass swing bridge is presently unable to swing due to a hydraulic fault. Repairs are underway but may take up to two weeks to complete. … 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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