Flashcards in Safety with Electricity Deck (6):
Name some uses of electricity
factories, mines, industries, households and streetlamps
Explain the course of electricity from where it is created to the endpoint
-Electricity is conducted from dynamos where it is generated
-through thick cables to substations
-from there it is distributed to households
How many wires are laid to a household's electricity meter? name them
- a live wire
- a neutral wire
What does an electricity meter do?
it measures how much energy is used in the household
What is done for safety purposes?
-There is an earth wire connected to a metal wirepipe
- there is good conduction to earth