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Q & A: Don't touch that broken electrical wire!

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Most recent answer: 09/02/2013
Q:
if a phase wire is broken and touching the ground and a man touches the wire would he be electrocuted...
- Adil (age 25)
India
A:

There are many different situations where people can be electrocuted by a broken wire.  Not all are dangerous depending on a number of factors but you can't be sure.   Don't touch that wire!

 

LeeH


(published on 09/02/2013)

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