Documents, Links and Reference Material


Responding to An Electric Shock Drowning Incident

Electrical Safety Tips for Private Docks and Lakeshores

Extension Cords at the Lake and on Docks

General Purpose Extension Cords - Instructions?

Marina Ground Fault Leakage Current and the NEC

Shore Cords:

Shore Power Cords - Proper Use And Maintenance -- from Boating Safety Circular 81, USCG

Boating Safety Circular 81 - US Coast Guard

Marinco PowerCord Cordset User Guide


"Big Lake Death Shines Spotlight on Electric Shock Drowning"  WCCO TV Ch 4

"Charged Waters"  article in the July 7, 2015 issue of the Lakeshore Weekly News

ESD Presentation - USPS National GB Mtg 08-16-2018

ESD PowerPoint Handout from presentation on July 5, 2016

ESD Presentation -- AIBO -- 2017-10-04

Presentation -- WMA Spring 2018 Shoptalk

Electric Shock Drowning Incident List  -- Updated regularly as incidents are identified and documented

The Electric Shock Drowning of Samantha Chipley  -- A short but poignant article by attorney Clark Batten

Electric shock in pool kills man - injures 5 kids

Police - Electrified canal could have killed more