Ensuring safety and Protection against Electrical hazards

Uhunmwangho,, E, E and Akinnifesi, A.F and Afunlehin, O, A (2015) Ensuring safety and Protection against Electrical hazards. In: 1st National Conference, School of Engineering, Yaba College of Technology, Yaba, Lagos, 2015, Yaba, Lagos.

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The risks associated with electrical hazards will remain a thing of concern to all, this fear is not unconnected with alarming number of injuries or even fatalities involving both specialist and non specialist documented every year from electrical accident across the country. This paper analyses the various types of hazards from dangers of electrical shock to exposure to electrical and magnetic fields and contact with hot surface and electric arc are considered, and their pathophysiological, biological and health effects. It recommends a number of solutions in respect to protection against these dangers by prioritizing safety issues, strict adherence to standards and regulations, regular maintenance and upgrading of electrical equipment. It also examines the existing equipment and procedures in alleviating these problems and believe that if they are strictly comply with and adhere to, the upsetting dangers will be minimal

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Engineering Sciences
Depositing User: Mr Adedamola Bameke
Date Deposited: 28 Jun 2020 20:29
Last Modified: 28 Jun 2020 20:29
URI: http://eprints.federalpolyilaro.edu.ng/id/eprint/802

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