Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
  • Like
6th Grade Ch  2 Sec  6 Electrical Safety
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×

Now you can save presentations on your phone or tablet

Available for both IPhone and Android

Text the download link to your phone

Standard text messaging rates apply

6th Grade Ch 2 Sec 6 Electrical Safety

  • 682 views
Published

 

Published in Education
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Be the first to comment
    Be the first to like this
No Downloads

Views

Total Views
682
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0

Actions

Shares
Downloads
33
Comments
0
Likes
0

Embeds 0

No embeds

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
    No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. Ch. 2 Sec. 6 Electrical Safety
  • 2. short circuit
    • connection that allows current to take path of least resistance
  • 3. Electric Shocks
    • Severity depends on current (amps)
    • Currents > 0.2 amps can cause burns & stop your heart !!!!
  • 4.
    • Circuit = electrically grounded when charges able to flow directly from circuit  into Earth in case of short circuit
  • 5. third prong
    • round part of plug
    • connects metal shell of appliance to ground wire of bldg
  • 6.
    • Fuse = device that has thin strip of metal that melts if too much current flows thru it
      • protects devices plugged into it
  • 7.
    • Circuit breaker = safety device that uses electromagnet to shut off circuit when current gets too high
  • 8. Circuit Boxes and Circuit Breakers [01:45
  • 9. Electric Shock First Aid
    • 1. Remove the victim from the source of electricity before you touch him. Either turn off the master switch to disconnect the power, or use a nonmetal, dry object such as a stick to pull the wire or electrical source away from the victim's body.
    • 2. If he is not breathing, begin rescue breathing immediately; a victim whose heart has stopped breathing needs CPR.
    • 3. If the person is unconscious, but is breathing and has a heartbeat, you should place him in the recovery position and monitor his breathing and heart rate until medical help arrives.
  • 10. Victims of Electric Shock Electric shock injury to the foot Electric shock injury to the hand Electric shock burns due to current flow through metal framed glasses.
  • 11.
    • Remember, electricity can be dangerous!!!