If you have witnessed the impact of electric shock, it is important to be able to assist him properly. This will save the life of the victim.
According to statistics, only 1.5% of the shock is fatal to humans if it is time to free from the harmful effects.
Noticing that the person is under the influenceelectric current, immediately disconnect the power supply: Turn off the switch, or if the hand is an ax, cut into two wires. Cuts the wire must be strictly one by one, all the works are made only with dry hands and dry tools.
If the circuit breaker to run away, and the account goes onseconds, release the victim from the current action by a dielectric object: wooden sticks, plastic tools or other material at hand. Hands at the same time better to wrap a dry cloth, and to get on board, plywood or dry cloth. This will save you from accidental injury.
If the hand is nothing suitable there, pull the skirt of the victim. Your hands at the same time should be dry and protected: Wear gloves or wrap the brush is not any damp cloth.
After freeing the victim of damagingexposure, set the degree of damage to the body and begin first aid. If the person is conscious, it is necessary to reassure, to warm, to warm drink, and then immediately call an ambulance. Electric current is dangerous by the fact that the lesion can occur in just a few hours in the form of sudden paralysis. If there are injuries: bruises in the fall, sprains, fractures, provide first aid and wait for the arrival of doctors.
If the victim is unconscious but breathingit is quite normal, lay the person on a soft surface, free from hindering clothing, provide air flow to bring your nose cotton wool with ammonia.
If the current clinical effects occurreddeath (no heartbeat and breathing, dilated pupils), immediately lay the victim on his back and start resuscitation: artificial ventilation and chest compressions.