Tag Archives: electric shock injuries

Are people being electrocuted by common consumer goods?

Electrocutions killed 60 people per year from 2004-2013; 90% of electrocuted victims were men; most common product category was ‘large’ household appliances

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Daredevil sports like BASE jumping pose electrocution risks

They’re exciting to watch, but BASE jumping and paragliding can put participants in contact with power lines, leading to electrocution and death

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Guitar-microphone electrocution is nothing to sing about

If a venue’s circuits are faulty or unbalanced, the amp isn’t in working order or you’re performing barefoot, you’re at risk for guitar-microphone electrocution

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Electric shock injuries: Top 6 safety facts you must know

What is electric shock? What are the causes, the injuries and the symptoms? What makes it turn deadly? What should people do when tragedy strikes?

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