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Document ID (ISN)35175
CIS number 81-337
ISSN - Serial title Cahiers suisses de la sÚcuritÚ du travail
Year 1980
Convention or series no. CSST No.135
Author(s) Homberger E.
Title Electrical hazards
Original title Les dangers de l'ÚlectricitÚ. [in French]
Bibliographic information Caisse nationale suisse d'assurance en cas d'accidents, Case postale, 6002 Luzern, Switzerland, Nov. 1980. 12p. Illus.
Abstract Contents: hazard factors (passage of current through body, effect of current strength, voltage, body resistance, duration of passage); causes of electrical accidents (contact with several electric conductors or with one conductor and a live frame); effects of current on the human body (mascular contraction, ventricular fibrillation, cardiac arrest, burns); rules for prevention of electrical accidents (intervention on electric installations by qualified personnel only, use of safety circuit-breakers sensitive to fault current).
Descriptors (primary) electricity; electrical accidents; electric current
Descriptors (secondary) fibrillation; electrical resistance of body; electric shock; electric burns
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Electricity
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Electricity