Documents, Links and Reference Material


Articles:

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


News:

"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 PowerPoint Handout from presentation on July 5, 2016


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