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7 Ways to Get Electrocuted At Home

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Your home should feel like a safe haven, but there are some powerful electrical currents running through your walls that can hurt you if you’re not careful! In fact, there are about 30,000 non-fatal home electrocutions each year. Plus, nearly seven children a day are sent to the emergency room due to burns or injuries caused by wall-outlet accidents.
 
This is scary stuff, but the good news is that awareness goes a long way towards preventing electrical injuries.
 
View the slideshow above for seven big ones to watch out for!
 
Photo Credit: Alamy

Tags: Home Improvement and Repair, Safety First, Renovating

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