The story of one young guitarist, who befell the dangers of electricity. Why is electricity dangerous to humans? And is it only voltage which can be deadly?
- An electrical current of 1/20 of an amp can be fatal to humans.
- Residual Current Devices (RCD) monitor the level of current running through live and neutral conductors.
- In an efficient circuit the currents should be equal in both the live and neutral wires.
- An RCD will detect changes in the level of current and cause a circuit to trip.
Geoff Alun Jones, Band member – "We'd thought that there was something badly wrong with our equipment because it had already tripped an electrical trip switch in our rehearsal room five or six times before the night. We'd tried really hard to find out what was wrong, and where it …
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