shock hazard

shock hazard

According to OSHA: a shock hazard is considered to exist at an accessible part in a circuit between the part and ground, or other accessible parts if the potential is more than 42.4 volts peak and the current through a 1,500-ohm load is more than 5 milliamperes.
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Because electric sharpeners aren't rated for use around water, be cautious about spraying water on each cutter while grinding because there could be a shock hazard.
Ask the builder if he would agree to install a light fixture that is wired to a ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) in order to eliminate any shock hazard.
The two-way, air-powered Vortec VacSystem Drum Pump, with no moving parts and no shock hazard, can fill or discharge a 55-gallon drum in two minutes, the company reported.
The only automotive-rated charge controller on the market, ThermoLite's patent-pending charge controller eliminates concerns regarding electrical power surges, reverse polarity that creates a potential shock hazard, overcharging, and high-voltage jump starting.
The nightlight's plastic covering can detach and expose electrical components, posing an electrical shock hazard.
There was a time when anyone with a little electrical knowledge could conduct a temperature test on a luminaire and determine whether or not the potential for creating a fire and/or electrical shock hazard existed.
Again, evaluate the potential shock hazard of panels located so close to human touch.
It outlines in detail the many tests that have been designed to ensure that the panels will operate properly: electrical shock hazard, fire hazard, mechanical stress, and component.
In addition, as non-conductive material, PVC eliminates potential shock hazard.
The plastic covers of the affected chargers could come loose and separate, exposing the charger's internal components and potentially posing an electrical shock hazard if certain internal components are touched while the charger is plugged into a live socket.
is recalling some phone chargers that can pose an electric shock hazard for some of its models.