If any bare part of the body such as hands, legs, etc. touches the exposed part of the electric circuit then a person gets an electric shock. Touching a bare electric wire with a bare hand is very dangerous and fatal. People trying to help and disconnect the electric source from victim's body need to be very careful.
People who have died from drowning in water include children to elderly people, who are not expert swimmers. People may drown in water due to many reasons like inability to swim, being swept away while crossing a river, cramps in legs while swimming, capsizing of the boat etc. When a person drowns, his respiration stops due to water and water enter the lungs and the stomach through the mouth and nose. The drowning person could die if first aid is not available in time.
We can prevent electric shocks by following measures:
First aid that I would prescribe for an electrocuted person are as follow:
First aid which should be given to the drowned person are as follows: -
Which one of them is not the proper way of handling electric wire?
Which one of them can cause electric shock?
Touching wire with wet hand
Leaving wire without any entanglement
Touching wire with dry hand
Use of slippers while touching wire
Which of these is the cause of death due to drowning?
Lack of air due to no breathing (hypoxia)
Unfunctional brain activity
All of these are saftey measures for drowning except _______.
If any bare part of the body such as hands, legs, etc. touches the exposed part of an electric circuit then a person gets ______.
his hand broken
an electric shock
Never touch the electric plugs and switches with _______hand.
People feel _______ after getting electric shock.
As soon as someone gets an electric shock, ________the main support before touching the victims.