service members and contractors were under investigation as possible electrocutions
A number of electrocution
incidents result from work done by nonlicensed, non-electricians, according to industry experts.
A recent CPSC staff report indicates that the total number of electrocutions
nationally decreased from 710 deaths in 1988 to 440 in 1999--or a decline of 38%.
Lethal injection is in vogue, and electrocution
begins its long decline.
The efficiency and humanity of electrocution
have been topical since 1888 when the New York legislators replaced hanging with electrocution
is the sole method of execution used in Alabama, Florida, Georgia and Nebraska.
Technical and safety advances can help reduce electrocution
hazards, particularly in environments with exposed conductor bars.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has estimated that in recent years about 150 lives are lost annually by electrocution
involving power tools in and around the home.
It is pertinent to note that majority of the electrocution
incidents occurred inside homes due to broken wires and faulty electrical equipment or due to non-KE infrastructure such as street lights, kundas and hanging lights.
The prime minister did not give a single statement when 40 people died of electrocution
,' he said.
A large number of fatal and non-fatal accidents occurred due to electrocution
and prolonged power outages were experienced in large parts of the city.
Justice Arab observed that people usually do not die from electrocution
in any modern city.