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Shock Hazards in the Water

Shock Hazards in the Water

As a young child growing up in Florida, I spent most of my time playing outdoors, and my family’s annual summer vacations consisted of a stay at a fish camp in Central Florida. During that two-week period, I spent most of my day swimming in the pool, crawling around in boats, playing on the dock, and swimming in the water near the boat and dock area. Not once back then did any of us consider the danger of electric shock — even though the lengthy dock was equipped with power receptacles/

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