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Joe Tedesco, NEC Consultant
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Here's another one Youtube Youtube

(warning contains sweary words, well it would do if you had a 240V hand to hand shock and then fell off the stepladder)

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Yup, 230-40V tingle badly, even if you're wearing rubber soled shoes and not touching anything else, let alone in case of a hand-to-hand shock.

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Typical Brit. Goes back to work with narry a thought about lawyers, medical aid or an accident report. I 'spect his mate went off to make the tea after!

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It was probably leaving the power on for the electric kettle that caused the whole kerfuffle in the first place!

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