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#183555 - 01/14/09 10:04 AM Stray Voltage kills dog
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#183557 - 01/14/09 10:49 AM Re: Stray Voltage kills dog [Re: jdevlin]
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Interesting - lets assume that as we dont have evidence to dispute it: 1) It was electrocution that killed both animals. 2) the incidents occurred in approximately the same location and due to the relatively rare nature of this type of event (especially in a place like Toronto) they are related.

The event requires 2 precursors: 1 there was(is?) contact between a live source and and the equipment and 2: The equipment was not grounded adequately.

Is this hard to detect - why the delay?


Edited by Ann Brush (01/14/09 10:50 AM)

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