Segments in this Video

The Dangers: Electric Shock (01:04)


Learn how electric shock occurs and the characteristics of alternating and direct current.

Risk Management (01:43)

Learn tips for dressing properly and the four steps of risk management when working with electricity.

Testing for Dead (00:43)

Experts demonstrate how to safely test electricity conductors.

Electricity and Water (00:39)

Learn safety tips to avoid being hurt by the conduction of electricity through water.

Electrical Shock (00:37)

Electrical current flows when there is a complete circuit in a conducting material. AC current at 50 hertz is one of the most damaging forms of electricity.

Effects on the Body (00:51)

Learn the effects of electrical currents on the body.

Current Levels (01:21)

Learn the effects caused by different levels of 50 hertz alternating current.

Rescuing and Treating an Electric Shock Victim (03:30)

Learn what to do when someone receives an electric shock using the acronym DRSABCD.

Avoiding the Dangers: Standard Steps (01:16)

Learn safety steps to working with electricity.

Safety Devices (02:48)

See several devices that protect electricity users from electric shock.

Credits: One Flash and You’re Ash! Working Safely with Electricity (00:36)

Credits: One Flash and You’re Ash! Working Safely with Electricity

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One Flash and You’re Ash! Working Safely with Electricity

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The average electrician might not want to admit it, but electricity is scary—and a wise professional will always take its volatile nature into account. If something does go wrong and an injury occurs, knowledge of how to deal with the situation and treat the victim is essential. This program offers a solid grounding in electrical safety. Led by an engaging host and qualified electrician, it examines the hazards of electricity; the cause, effect, and treatment of electric shock; and how to avoid the dangers. It also explains risk management, testing for dead, electricity and water, the effects of different levels of current on the body, and first aid techniques to administer to shock victims, including the DRABCD procedure. Produced in Australia. Viewable/printable educational resources are available online. (15 minutes)

Length: 16 minutes

Item#: FMK53455

ISBN: 978-0-81608-742-6

Copyright date: ©2013

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