Who's rewired their house for this hobby?
ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk
Tue Nov 25 14:56:34 CST 2014
> "Getting thrown off" is pretty much where a most injuries occur.
> Common injuries are falling off ladders, dropping or jabbing a held
> tool, or slamming a limb into something sharp in reaction to the
> shock. Or, in some case, throwing a tool or fist and hitting someone
IMHO this is also the main hazard from the stored charge in CRTs.
Although the voltage is high, there is not enough charge/energy to
kill you (if you have a heart problem, that's another matter, of course).
But the shock from said charge is enough to make you jerk, and maybe
either break the glass of the CRT (by hitting it with the tool you are
holding, say) or drop the CRT.
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