One of the best boating accident prevention aids – Cutoff Switch
The US Coast Guard has responded to many a boating accident. They have seen loss of life and serious injury due to a moving propeller which can either amputate or maim in the blink of an eye.
The Emergency Engine Cutoff Switch is the only safety device that can stop the engine and potentially prevent disaster if the operator falls or is ejected from the boat.
The Emergency Engine Cutoff Switch also known as a ‘kill’ switch is a time-proven safety device used to shut down the boat’s engine and stop the propellers when it is activated.
The Coast Guard strongly recommends that the operator wear the switch lanyard when operating the boat. Don’t launch without it.
Know how to use this device and practice wearing it. Keep you and your family safe when boating.
Source: United State Coast Guard