ABYC hosts electrocution webinar

Posted on

In response to recent electrocution tragedies that left four children dead in two separate incidents, the American Boat and Yacht Council is hosting a free webinar Wednesday titled “Electric Shock Drowning … the Invisible Killer.”

The webinar will be held at 1 p.m. EDT Wednesday.

Presenter Kevin Ritz, an ABYC instructor and electric shock drowning expert, will give the presentation in an effort to familiarize unsuspecting people with the dangers of electrocution.

Topics include real-life stories, mechanics of electric shock drowning, detecting electrical current in waterways and prevention.

The webinar is geared to marina owners/operators, land and marine electricians, boat owners, insurance companies, investigators, first responders such as fire, rescue and Coast Guard personnel and anyone who spends time on, in or around fresh water.

Click here to register.

Welcome to TradeOnlyToday’s premium content! To continue reading, please register now, for access to 10 free stories per month. Or subscribe, for unlimited access to all TradeOnlyToday content!

Click here to Register ... it's free!

Basic subscription: Registered members get free access to 10 premium content stories each month!

Not a member yet? Click here to Register!

Already a member? Click here to Login!

Subscribe ... for unlimited access!

Individual subscription: $29 for unlimited site access for one year.

Small Business subscription: $140 for unlimited site access for up to 10 members of a company for one year.

Corporate subscription: $300 for unlimited site access for all members of a company for one year.

You may close this dialog after seconds.

Comments

One comment on “ABYC hosts electrocution webinar

  1. RB LHP

    There is a little gizmo you can dangle close to the surface and it will detect stray current. Anybody know where to get one.
    RB

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Comments are moderated and generally will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive. For more information, please see our Comments Policy.

Vote Today

Will you be attending IBEX and the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

Search Boats for Sale

Length
Year
Price

Login to Trade Only Today

Lost Password