Skip Nav Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips with regards to boat docks and the possibility of electrical shock drowning (ESD) from leakage of electrical current in the surrounding water. Included are ESD statistics along with a recent tragic death. Preventative measures are discussed as well as the importance of the protection provided by Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters (GFCIs) with electrical components around water. Be sure to stay safe this summer and take extra precautions with where you swim and follow the safety warnings wherever you go. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart especially around the boats! Special Thanks to WGEM.com, to Dylan Austin, to Electric Shock Drowning Prevention Association and to Steve Edgar for the article, Dangers of Electrocution Near Boat Docks.