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Grounding Grounding Animation

  • Worker using electrical saw as the ground pin is not properly grounded to recepticale which leads to electrocution

    Bad

  • Worker using electrical saw with ground pin properly grounded to recepticale

    Good

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  • Title: Grounding Animation
  • Content: Image

The image labeled "Bad" demonstrates an example of improper grounding. In this image a construction worker wearing a hard hat is using an electric saw to cut lumber. The image shows the cord to his saw is not completely plugged in. As a result, as the worker uses his saw, the electricity flowing through the cord also flows through his body.

The image labeled "Good" demonstrates an example of proper grounding. In this image a construction worker wearing a hard hat is using an electric saw to cut lumber. The image shows the cord to his saw completely plugged in. As the worker uses his saw, the electric current is properly controlled, keeping him from being injured.

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