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Safety TRUE or FALSE
Here is a safety quiz to see if you know how to safely work with electricity.

1. You should have your CD player plugged in next to the bath tub. It makes it easier for you to skip songs while bathing.

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2. When you want to unplug something, grab onto the plug and pull. Do not pull the cord.

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3. If you are outside during a lighting storm find a tree to hide under so you won't get wet.

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4. More men than women get struck by lightening every year in the United States.

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5. Electricians or people who work with electricity usually wear shoes that will help absorb an electrical shock to prevent them from getting hurt.

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6. Electricity is always trying to find the shortest path to the ground. So if you are touching a power line and the ground, the electricity will travel through you.

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7. As long as you are not standing on the ground there is no way for you to get an electric shock.

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8. Water is a conductor. That means that electricity can easily moves through it. But don't worry, because electricity can't go through you.

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9.If a cord on a appliance is damaged, do not use the appliance. You could get an electric shock.

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10. Electric shock can cause muscle spasms, weakness, shallow breathing, rapid pulse, severe burns, unconsciousness, or death.

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It does not take a large electric current to harm a person. A small amount of electricity can still cause a lot of damage. Take a look at this chart for examples of what can happen it you get an electric shock.