Boating Safety Is For Life

Monday, May 30, 2016

Boating Safety News

 Electric Shock Drowning is  a very serious problem and safety authorities have been warning about it for many years.  There are specific standards published by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the National Electric Code that person installing electrical system on docks should follow.  Standards for electrical system on boats are published by the US Coast Guard and the American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) and should always be followed strictly.  For more information on Electric Shock Drowning see http://www.electricshockdrowning.org/ 

Grieving Parents Warn Against the Dangers of Lake Electricity After Daughter Is Killed

STEVE OSUNSAMI, MICHAEL DEL MORO and DAISHA RILEY,Good Morning America 3 hours ago
 
Carmen Johnson, 15, was a high school cheerleader who enjoyed life, got good grades and loved to be on the water.
 
It was a terrible accident on the water that took Carmen’s life on April 16, and her parents, Jimmy and Casey, are warning others about the potential dangers. 
 

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