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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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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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Man electrocuted by iPhone in bathtub serves as warning

Do you have a smartphone? Then you shouldn’t forget safety hazards — including the risk of getting electrocuted if it’s plugged in and falls into water

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Is that downed power line capable of electrocuting someone? Always assume it is.

To stay safe, steer very clear of any downed electrical wires; treat them as live and energized; beware of nearby objects that may have become electrified; call 9-1-1 and, then, call the power company

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Would you give yourself an electric shock to curb bad habits?

The “Pavlok” electric shock bracelet relies on users to press a button when they feel an urge coming on; promises to help people quit smoking, lose weight, even stop Internet addition As lawyers who represent the families of people who’ve been electrocuted and killed, or who have suffered serious electric shock injuries, many of our […]

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