electrical injury


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electrical injury

Burns caused by electrical arcs, the effects of heating from the passage of an electric current through the tissues or interference with the function of the nervous system and heart from electric currents in the body.
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The investigations and consultations were ineffective in correlating symptoms with the initial electrical injury," Ms.
In any operating room containing multiple machines generating multiple electromagnetic fields, it can be confusing in identifying equipment responsible for any potential electrical injury.
Nonetheless, contact injury, side flash (splash), and ground current electrocution are also mechanisms by which lightning causes electrical injury.
Coverage for both products also includes soft costs, trailers and scaffolding, paper and electronic media, faulty or defective workmanship, steam boiler explosion and electrical injury.
Tucson, AZ) has published Electrical Injuries: Engineering, Medical and Legal Aspects, a hardbound volume that attempts to summarize electrical injury issues for litigators and investigators.
This advantage is often offset by a provision limiting electrical injury damage to that which originates within 100 feet of the premises.
Compared with potential lawsuits that can develop in response to an electrical injury safety innovations present significant cost savings, while simultaneously reducing long- and short-term maintenance costs.
Post-traumatic-stress syndrome describes the reaction to electrical injury as well as to other forms of torture," says Douglas Shenson, director of the Human Rights Clinic at Montefiore Hospital and North Central Bronx Hospital.

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