Category Archives: Electrocution

18 Space Heater Safety Tips To Prevent Electrical Fires

Here are 18 space heater safety tips that strike just the right balance between using space heaters to stay warm and using them safely during the winter.

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If A Tree Falls On Power Lines, Who Is Responsible?

If a tree falls on power lines, then the electric utility company that owns the lines is generally responsible for repairing them and restoring power.

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Space Heaters and Power Strips: What Are The Dangers?

The #1 thing you need to know about space heaters and power strips is to not mix the two! You cannot plug a space heater into a multi-outlet power strip.

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What is Electric Shock Drowning: Incidents and Prevention Explained

Learn everything you need to know about electric shock drowning including what electric shock drowning is, incidents, prevention and how to help a victim.

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Electric Shock First Aid Treatment And Safety Tips

If someone has been injured in an electricity-related incident, then knowing how to provide electric shock first aid will be essential to helping them.

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Electric Shock Prevention: 15 Tips On How To Prevent Electric Shock

Follow these 15 electric shock prevention tips to help avoid serious and life-altering injuries that can be caused by being electrically shocked.

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Who is responsible for trimming trees near power lines?

Electric utilities are responsible for trimming trees near power lines.They are required to do so by the National Electrical Safety Code (NESC).

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What Is Electric Shock: Causes, Symptoms, Treatments, Safety

Electric shock injuries can be very serious and life-altering and it’s important that people know what it is, its causes, symptoms, treatments and safety.

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Watch out for these dangers of electricity at home

Appliances, extension cords and electrical outlets are among the dangers of electricity at home that everyone – especially parents – need to be aware of

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Should government-owned electric utility companies be immune from lawsuits?

U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether government-owned electric utility companies like Tennessee Valley Authority can be liable for electrocutions caused by their negligence

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