First Aid: Tips To Follow For An Electric Shock

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Here are some essential tips to follow in case of an electric shock:

-Turn off the source of electricity or move away the source using wood, card board or a plastic board.

-In case of a burn injury, remove the clothing and rinse the burnt area under cool running water for 10 minutes.

-Make the affected person lie down and elevate his legs.

-Do NOT throw water on the person or on the source of electric current.

-Cover the person with a light blanket.

-Call for an ambulance immediately.

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