Prevention and Handling of Electric Shock
You have learnt previous that electricity always attempts to travel to the ground and will follow the path of least resistance to get there. If a conductor of electricity becomes available, electric current will follow in which path to ground. The tools and equipment you use and even your own body, that is approximately 70% water, is excellent conductors. Becoming part of the path to ground can damage your equipment and could cause serious personal injury including severe burns and even death.