shock hazard

Definitions

Construction

  • Considered to exist between an accessible part in a circuit and the ground or other accessible parts, if the potential is more than 42.4 volts peak and the current through a 1,500-ohm load is more than 5 milliamperes.

Electronics

  • A component, circuit, device, piece of equipment, system, material, location, procedure, or circumstance which could lead to a shock (1).
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