Electricity-induced Information and Courses from MediaLab, Inc.
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|Which of the following can lower the amount of current needed to cause electricity-induced injury?||View Page|
|Which of the following identifies a major mechanism of electricity-induced injury?||View Page|
|What attribute of alternating current (AC) increases its potential for causing electricity-induced injury?||View Page|
The major mechanisms of electricity-induced injury include: Electrical energy causing direct tissue damage Conversion of electrical energy into thermal energy causing massive tissue destruction Direct trauma resulting from falls or violent muscle spasms
|Factors that Determine the Degree of Electricity-induced Injury|
The degree of electricity-induced injury is dependent on:The amount of electrical energy that is delivered The resistance that is encountered The type of current The current pathway The duration of contact