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Published on 08 Mar 2014 | over 3 years ago

There's a saying that "it's not the volts that kills you, it's the amps" and while that's true in a way, you can't have amps without volts and skin resistance plays a big part too. This video explores all this, introducing voltage, current and resistance for those new to these things.

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Sources for the table on the effect of current:
www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/98-131/pdfs/98-131.pdf
www.ohsbok.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/23-Hazard-Electricity.pdf

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A few sources:

Worker deaths by electrocution - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/98-131/pdfs/98-131.pdf

Physical Hazards: Electricity - Safety Institute of Australia Ltd
www.ohsbok.org.au/downloads/23_Electricity.pdf

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