3 ways to help a person who has been shocked by electricity

3 ways to help a person who has been shocked by electricity

Experiencing electrical shocks can be extremely dangerous, and knowing what to do can save a life.

Here are three welectric shock ays to help a person in this situation.

You will need

  • non-conductive item like a blanket
  • cellphone
  1. Don’t touch the source of electricity or the victim. The electricity can pass through the victim into you and also cause serious injury.
  2. Break the current. Preferably, turn off the power at the power box. If this isn’t an option, use something that can’t conduct electricity, like a wooden broomstick or blanket, to break them free. If their hands are latched onto the source of current, try to knock them free with a stick or dry towel.
  3. Call 10111 or another emergency service immediately with details of the incident.
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