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  • Electrical safety

    May 30th, 2012
    quito, tech
    People here in Ecuador are not as cautious with electricity as I'm used to. At a small fair with lots of kids, all the power for the rides went through this board:
    Note the exposed terminals. It looks like it was intended to be covered with a blanket, but both Saturday and Sunday when I looked it wasn't.

    The light in our hostel was almost as exposed:

    Luckily the hot terminal [1] is covered in a bit of electrical tape so it would be harder to shock yourself while changing a bulb.


    [1] If that even is the hot one; both wires are both white so it could just be a random one.

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