electrical shock

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Noun1.electrical shock - a reflex response to the passage of electric current through the bodyelectrical shock - a reflex response to the passage of electric current through the body; "subjects received a small electric shock when they made the wrong response"; "electricians get accustomed to occasional shocks"
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Contractors are required to take all necessary safety measures to prevent electrical shock or injury and use appropriate personal protective equipment, tools and safety devices when undertaking electrical works.
A man, Khalid (24), was electrocuted after receiving a severe electrical shock from an electricity pylon in Gadiyaala village, Sambrial tehsil here on Monday.
The court was told that while he failed to supply customers, one layout that he did send was considered so unsafe by an expert electrical engineer who examined it that there would have been a high risk of electrical shock to anyone using it.
A second employee suffered electrical shock injuries in an attempt to assist the injured co-worker.
California [USA], April 26 (ANI): Apple is recalling AC wall plug adapters in select regions over concerns of causing electrical shock, the company announced in an official blog.
Apple has announced a recall of UK plug adapters after confirming that they can break and cause electrical shock.
Serious electrical shock injuries usually have an entrance and exit site on the body because the individual becomes part of the electrical circuit.
The automaker is recalling the product due to electrical shock hazard.
Class I is the most serious type of recall and was assigned to these devices because the defect may prevent them from delivering life-saving electrical shock therapies.
ICDs and CRT-Ds are devices that provide pacing for slow heart rhythms, and electrical shock or pacing to stop dangerously fast heart rhythms.
A miner received an electrical shock while working in a 480-volt electrical control panel for a portable crusher without locking and tagging out the circuit.
In some instances, the electrical shock can be fatal," he described.

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