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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

-two wires
- 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


How does an earth wire work?

-the wirepipe the earth wire is connected to, does not carry charge, so it is a safety measure.