FOREWORD


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FOREWORD
FOREWORDElectrical power makes modern life easier. It provides energy for appliances and factory processes that simplify life and industry. Electricity can be manipulated to carry signals that are easy to interpret, and it can be easily converted to other forms of energy. However, the hazards associated with electricity can also cause injuries.In most instances, electricity must be converted to another form before it can be used. For example, electrical energy must be converted to thermal energy before it can be used to cook food, heat water, or warm a room. When electrical energy is converted to a more useful form, the conversion process must be a controlled event. When controlled, the conversion process is desirable, the result is good, and the process is safe.Normally, a user of electricity does not think about the…
Citation
John Cadick, P.E.,; Mary Capelli-Schellpfeffer, M.D., M.P.A.,; Dennis K. Neitzel, C.P.E.,; Al Winfield,: Electrical Safety Handbook, Fourth Edition. FOREWORD, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2012), AccessEngineering Export