Category Archives: Electrocution

Electric Shock Prevention: 15 Tips 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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Electric Shock: What Is It, 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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What you need to know about first aid for electric shock

EMS, first responders and everyone must know these safety tips when rendering first aid for electric shock

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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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Improperly installed LED driver blamed for electrical shock

Investigation into electrical shock injury of 6-year-old girl at MGM National Harbor suggests improperly installed LED driver on metal hand railing was cause

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What’s the difference between electrocution vs shock?

An experienced electrocution lawyer explains the difference between electrocution vs shock and the different medical and legal implications

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Renter’s safety at risk from 2 prong to 3 prong adapter

By forcing renter to accept dangerous 2 prong to 3 prong adapter, landlord endangers tenant, violates law requiring premises to be fit and in reasonable repair

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Proper utility inspection is key to protecting public

When power lines go down, damaging property and threatening the community’s safety, one of the most frequent causes is negligent utility inspection

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